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Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis), San Diego-La Jolla Underwater Park, California

The brown pelican 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 three pelican species found in the Western Hemisphere. The brown pelican is one of the only two pelican species which feeds by diving into the water.

Year: 2015

From album: Californian Marine Reserves

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: fauna

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