All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Brown Pelican</strong>
<em>Pelicanus occidentalis</em>
These birds are huge with up to a 90" wingspan. They have a large pouch in the lower beak which they use to catch fish. These birds often fly in "squadrons", (a line of several birds) jus...
Brown Pelican
Pelicanus occidentalis
These birds are huge with up to a 90" wingspan. They have a large pouch in the lower beak which they use to catch fish. These birds often fly in "squadrons", (a line of several birds) just above the water's surface.

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