Brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis). The bright bill and gular pouch of breeding plumage begins in December and may last through August. The bright red color is found only in the Pacific coast sub-species.
Life Stages And Gender
Locomotion :: Flying
Body Parts :: Wings
Body Parts :: Beak
Steve Hinshaw (photographer; copyright holder; identification)
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