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

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

dave-barry

Date

July 25, 2014

Place

Bodega Bay (Google, OSM)

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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james5

Date

July 22, 2014

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 13, 2014 03:15 PM PDT

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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canastas

Date

July 17, 2014 11:39 AM CDT

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

maundering

Date

September 17, 2013 08:29 PM PDT

Description

White pelicans at Lake Merritt

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

ross2

Date

July 15, 2014 09:50 AM PDT

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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gpstewart

Date

January 29, 2013 01:26 PM CST

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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jimjohnson

Date

June 26, 2014

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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jimjohnson

Date

June 22, 2014

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

finatic

Date

July 6, 2014 10:55 AM PDT

Place

Lindo Lake (Google, OSM)

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

ross2

Date

July 7, 2014 10:30 AM PDT

Description

About six white pelicans. I hadn't seen them before in Redwood City.

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What

American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

danielled83

Date

July 6, 2014 12:36 PM PDT
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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.