Brown Pelican

Pelecanus occidentalis

Status: Very Rare (< 5 records)

Origins: Widespread along both Atlantic and Pacific coasts as far as South America, but is considered a rare visitor to Atlantic Canada.

Record Details: One record for Newfoundland – an immature at Hermitage (Connaigre Peninsula) from ~July 8-14, 2003.

* NOTE – This website is not an official account and “may” contain incorrect information and/or details of unconfirmed records. *

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    • I have pictures too. They are included in my wedding photos as the photographer we had for the day heard about the pelican and went to take photos of it.

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