Brown pelican: closeup

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This California brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) is photographed sitting on a rock in front of the ocean. This closeup shows only a portion of the bird, focusing on the beak with its The beak, bill pouch (gular sac), and eye are all sharply in focus, and visible clearly above the folded-up body.
This California brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) is photographed sitting on a rock in front of the ocean. This closeup shows only a portion of the bird, focusing on the beak with its The beak, bill pouch (gular sac), and eye are all sharply in focus, and visible clearly above the folded-up body.
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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