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Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)
Linnaeus, 1766. 5 subspecies recognized, here are shown occidentalis (Costa Rica) and urinator (Galapagos Islands).
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They inhabit coastal areas, generally in groups. They spend the day fishing by plunging from some meters high. They rest and sleep in trees near the shore.
Family Pelecanidae (Pelicans)
1/ 8 species available
Carara, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, Neotropical Region
Date: 7 july 2010
Author: Alex García
Acknowledgements: Randall Ortega
 
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