Brown pelican: stretching

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This California brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) is photographed on a rock standing in front the ocean.  The pelican is arching its head back, rubbing its head on its back, pointing its beach in the air in a very odd pose.
This California brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) is photographed on a rock standing in front the ocean. The pelican is arching its head back, rubbing its head on its back, pointing its beach in the air in a very odd pose.
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Birds: Pelicans and gulls
Keywords:
  • California
  • California Brown Pelican
  • Coast Blvd.
  • La Jolla Cove
  • Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
  • San Diego County
  • animal
  • bird
  • blue
  • ocean
  • rock
  • sunrise
  • water