Pelicans 5/23/15—12/26/18

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American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) Swimming Photographed in Sacramento, CA on Nov. 21, 2016.
American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) Swimming
Photographed in Sacramento, CA on Nov. 21, 2016.
American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) Preening Photographed in Sacramento, CA on Nov. 21, 2016.
American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) Preening
Photographed in Sacramento, CA on Nov. 21, 2016.
American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) Flying Photographed at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, NY on Aug. 24, 2013. They are rare in New York State.
American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) Flying
Photographed at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, NY on Aug. 24, 2013. They are rare in New York State.
American White Pelicans Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) Photographed at Las Salinas Refuge, Cuba on Nov. 13, 2018.
American White Pelicans Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Photographed at Las Salinas Refuge, Cuba on Nov. 13, 2018.
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) Resting on Lava Photographed on Santa Cruz Island, the Galapagos March 5, 2006. With sally lightfoot crabs in the background, it was very picturesque and postcard-like.
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) Resting on Lava
Photographed on Santa Cruz Island, the Galapagos March 5, 2006. With sally lightfoot crabs in the background, it was very picturesque and postcard-like.
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) Swimming It was swimming along side our boat in the Galapagos on March 6, 2006.
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) Swimming
It was swimming along side our boat in the Galapagos on March 6, 2006.
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) Flying It was was flying along side our boat in the Galapagos on March 6, 2006 and keeping pace with us. Presumably, the slipstream of the boat reduced the effort of...
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) Flying
It was was flying along side our boat in the Galapagos on March 6, 2006 and keeping pace with us. Presumably, the slipstream of the boat reduced the effort of…