Brown pelican in flight, La Jolla, California. The wingspan of the brown pelican is over 7 feet wide. The California race of the brown pelican holds endangered species status. In winter months, breeding males assume a dramatic plumage, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, California (E. Pacific Ocean)


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Brown Pelican | Pelecanus occidentalis

Brown pelican in flight, La Jolla, California. The wingspan of the brown pelican is over 7 feet wide. The California race of the brown pelican holds endangered species status. In winter months, breeding males assume a dramatic plumage, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, California (E. Pacific Ocean)
Credit to: Blue Planet Archive / Phillip Colla

Image dimensions: 3600x5400

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