Pelecanus occidentalis - BROWN PELICAN

Florida Species of Special Concern
A large dark bird found mostly near the coast throughout Florida. The range extends through the Gulf coastal states and up the eastern coast into the mid-Atlantic states in summer. Also in southern California and the Baja region of Mexico plus Central America and the Pacific coast of South America from Ecuador to Chile.
See more photos and information at the Wild Florida Photo page for this species.

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