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 Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)




Brown Pelican | Pelecanus occidentalis photo
Brown Pelican, Fish Bones Pier, South Padre Island, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Brown Pelican | Pelecanus occidentalis photo
Brown Pelican (Juvenile), Laguna Madre Nature Trail, South Padre Island, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Brown Pelican | Pelecanus occidentalis photo
Brown Pelican, Laguna Madre Nature Trail, South Padre Island, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

BROWN PELICAN FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Pelecaniformes
Family:Pelecanidae
Genus:Pelecanus
Species:occidentalis
Common Name:Brown Pelican


Relatives in same Genus
  American White Pelican (P. erythrorhynchos)