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On the Lake with American White Pelicans

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I’m talking, of course, about “my” flock of American White Pelicans. American White Pelicans spend their winter months along the Gulf states, California, parts of Arizona, and Mexico down into Central America. They migrate north through the Western United States, breeding in pockets all the way up through Canada.

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Australian Pelicans

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Australian Pelicans – Pelecanus conspicillatus are easily observed at the Broome Poo Ponds as they roost on the banks of the ponds. The Australian Pelicans really can’t be mistaken for any other bird species and most people are familiar with Pelicans throughout the world. Australian Pelicans.

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A pelican in the poo pond

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The latest of the “Amado” surprises is the appearance of an American White Pelican. Here is the American White Pelican when it first arrived. The post A pelican in the poo pond appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Despite the size of this pond, I guess at about one acre, it seems to gather a very impressive group of birds.

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Pelican Brewing Company: Brut India Pale Ale

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One of these is Pelican Brewing Company of Pacific City, Oregon, with their Fly ‘N Dry Brut IPA, which we have to enjoy this week (thanks once again to fellow 10,000 Birds beat writer Jason Crotty for sending me a can!) Pelican Brewing Company. The post Pelican Brewing Company: Brut India Pale Ale appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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The Brown and Peruvian Pelicans

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The Brown Pelican and the Peruvian Pelican are closely related and once were considered the same species. They are indeed very similar in all plumage stages, but the Peruvian Pelican is nearly twice as big as its northern counterpart. Brown Pelicans in non-breeding plumage. Peruvian Pelican in non-breeding plumage.

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Pelican Release with International Bird Rescue

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There are advantages to being a “Pelican Partner” for International Bird Rescue ! First, you get to tour one of their California centers , you get a special opportunity to see a Pelican getting its final medical exam and numbered leg band, plus you get the honor of releasing one, or in my case, two of their rehabilitated pelicans!

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Pelican Lake (Greece): Magic Revisited

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The system starts with a small pool bursting with Little Egrets , Pygmy and Great Cormorants , Black-headed Gulls … I am driving by it and, through the opening in the bushes, see a… Pelican! Such a large bird in such a small pool and only the first of many Dalmatian Pelicans I will see that day.

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