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Pelican, Brown
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Pelecanus occidentalis
Alabama, Alaska, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Arizona, Arkansas, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, British Columbia, British Virgin Islands, California, Canada, Caribbean, Cayman Islands, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Antilles Read more
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This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or ...
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The Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) is a small pelican found in the Americas. It is one of the best known and most prominent birds found in the coastal areas of the southern and western United States. It is one of only 3 pelican species found in the Western Hemisphere. The Brown Pelican is only one of the two pelican species which feeds by diving into the water. ...
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