Brown pelican preening, picking at throat pouch, Pelecanus occidentalis



Brown pelican portrait, displaying winter plumage with distinctive yellow head feathers and red gular throat pouch. La Jolla, California, USA, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, natural history stock photograph, photo id 28329Add To Light Table
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Brown pelican portrait, displaying winter plumage with distinctive yellow head feathers and red gular throat pouch. La Jolla, California, USA

Stock Photo: 28329
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
Format: Digital 3:2
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