PELICANS   -   PELECANIDAE


Brown Pelican - Pelecanus occidentalis
Brown Pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis murphyi
Punta Carnero, Santa Elena province, Ecuador.
(S8)


Brown Pelican - Pelecanus occidentalis
Brown Pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis murphyi
Puerto Lopez, Manabí province, Ecuador.
(S8)


Brown Pelican - Pelecanus occidentalis
Brown Pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis
La Ensenada Lodge, Guanacaste province, Costa Rica.
(S6)


Peruvian Pelican - Pelecanus thagus
Peruvian Pelican
Pelecanus thagus
Pucusana, Lima department, Peru.
This is a close relative of the previous species, and is found along the coast from Ecuador to Chile. It is much larger and usually shows a white stripe on the wing that contrasts strongly with the rest of its body. (S6)


Peruvian Pelican - Pelecanus thagus
Peruvian Pelican
Pelecanus thagus
Pucusana, Lima department, Peru.
(S6)


Peruvian Pelican - Pelecanus thagus
Peruvian Pelican
Pelecanus thagus
Concón, Region V, Chile.
(S5)



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