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"American White Pelican"
American White Pelican:    Ehrlich, Dobkin, and Wheye, in their 1988 publication "The Birder's Handbook", write "Pelican, curiously, traces back to the Greek for 'woodpecker', a term used by ancients for any bird with an impressive bill."

 
May ... Smith and Bybee Lakes Wetlands, Portland, Oregon ...

Image, 2015, Smith and Bybee Lakes, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American White Pelican, Smith and Bybee Lakes, Portland, Oregon. Nice overcast spring day, occasional sunbreaks. Image taken May 4, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.
Image, 2015, Smith and Bybee Lakes, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American White Pelican, Smith and Bybee Lakes, Portland, Oregon. Nice overcast spring day, occasional sunbreaks. Image taken May 4, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.
Image, 2015, Smith and Bybee Lakes, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American White Pelican, Smith and Bybee Lakes, Portland, Oregon. Nice overcast spring day, occasional sunbreaks. Image taken May 4, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.
Image, 2015, Smith and Bybee Lakes, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American White Pelican, Smith and Bybee Lakes, Portland, Oregon. Nice overcast spring day, occasional sunbreaks. Image taken May 4, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.


June ... Ridgefield NWR, Washington ...

Image, 2009, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, click to enlarge
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American White Pelicans. On Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 9, 2009.

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July ... Franz Lake, Skamania County, Washington ...

Image, 2017, Skamania County, Washington, click to enlarge
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American White Pelicans, Franz Lake, Washington. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken July 17, 2017. Nikon S9700.
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American White Pelicans and Great Blue Herons, Franz Lake, Washington. Image taken July 17, 2017. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.


September ... Vancouver Lake, Vancouver, Washington ...

Image, 2014, Vancouver Lake, Washington, click to enlarge
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American White Pelican, Vancouver Lake, Vancouver, Washington. Nice sunny summer afternoon. Image taken September 7, 2014. Canon SX50.


September ... Smith and Bybee Lakes Wetlands, Portland, Oregon ...

Image, 2013, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American White Pelicans, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. (DIGISCOPED). Image taken September 8, 2013. Canon G9.
Image, 2013, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American White Pelicans, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 8, 2013. Canon SX50.


September ... Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon ...

Image, 2009, Fernhill Wetlands, Oregon, click to enlarge
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American White Pelican, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Image taken September 26, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.
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American White Pelican, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Image taken September 26, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.
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American White Pelican, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Image taken September 26, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.
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American White Pelican, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Image taken September 26, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.
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American White Pelican, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Image taken September 26, 2009. Canon Rebel, 200z w/1.4.



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