Part of a flock of 30 A. W. Pelicans which took flight from the Carson River in Genoa.
Over-summering flock. Very uncommon but increasing sightings in region.
Flock of about 25 on the shoreline of Lake Shastina.
The American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) is a large aquatic bird from the order Pelecaniformes. It breeds in interior North America, moving south and to the coasts, as far as Central America and South America, in winter.