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Taxonomy: Order Pelecaniformes >> Family Pelecanidae >> Genus Pelecanus

Brown Pelican (Unique ID: 1961)
Brown Pelican
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Species: Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)
Location: Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, United States
Age: adult     Plumage: alternate/breeding     Activity: nesting
Sex: ---     Visibility: full body     Quantity: single
Photographer: Judd Patterson     Date: April 8, 2009
Equipment: Canon EOS 40D and Canon 500mm f/4L IS     Megapixels: 7.7

Notes: first nesting attempts on Bush Key since the devastating 2005 hurricane season


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