Brown Pelican Images

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Brown Pelican Images

Brown Pelican Images, Facts and Information:

Pelecanus occidentalis

  • Brown Pelicans are large, gray-brown waterbirds with webbed feet and long bills that have pouches.
  • Brown Pelicans are migratory though some populations are year round residents. Brown Pelicans are rarely found far from the coast. They are found along the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf coasts.
  • Brown Pelicans are fish eaters but they will also consume crustaceans. They plunge dive for their prey.
  • Brown Pelicans lay 2 to 4 eggs which take 28 to 30 days to hatch. Both sexes incubate and they are monogamous, colonial nesters.
  • A group of pelicans can be called a “scoop”, “pod”, “pouch” or “squadron” of pelicans.
  • Brown Pelicans can live to be 43 years old.

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