11 June 2010 12:33 Filed in: Pelecanidae Pelicans Caribbean St Barths Panama Panama City Costa del Este
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Bird name: Brown Pelican
Latin: Pelecanus occidentalis
Family: Pelecanidae - Pelicans
Pictured above is the Caribbean Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis occidentalis, sent in by Robert Paylor in St Barths.
The Brown Pelican, the smallest of the pelicans, is found in North, Central and South America.
Below, large numbers of Brown Pelecans, Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis, seen on along the shoreline in Panama City near the airport.
© monacoeye • All rights reserved • Costa del Este, Panama, 9 May 2010