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    • pélican d'Amérique
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    • Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
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    • American White Pelican
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Recent observations

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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lonnyholmes

Date

July 27, 2015 02:35 PM PDT

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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lonnyholmes

Date

July 27, 2015 02:28 PM PDT

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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lonnyholmes

Date

July 27, 2015 08:30 AM PDT

Place

Genoa, NV (Google, OSM)

Description

Part of a flock of 30 A. W. Pelicans which took flight from the Carson River in Genoa.

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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fm5050

Date

July 25, 2015 09:22 AM EDT

Description

Over-summering flock. Very uncommon but increasing sightings in region.

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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colinmorita

Date

July 26, 2015 08:59 PM SAST

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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richardwasson

Date

July 29, 2015

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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tiwane

Date

July 29, 2015 06:42 AM PDT

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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runnyngbyrd

Date

July 25, 2015

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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jessicaw

Date

April 24, 2015

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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dpadley

Date

July 27, 2015 05:56 PM PDT

Description

Flock of about 25 on the shoreline of Lake Shastina.

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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dpom

Date

July 26, 2015 09:06 AM PDT

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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tdarrylhof

Date

July 26, 2015 10:45 AM PDT

Description

Group of nesting American White Pelicans just east of 101 in Corte Madera on 7/26/2015

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Description from Wikipedia

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.

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.