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"Brown Pelican"
Brown 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."

 
Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon ...

Image, 2013, Hammond Boat Basin, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brown Pelicans and Heermann's Gulls, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon. Beautiful summer day. Image taken August 13, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Brown Pelican, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon. Beautiful summer day. Image taken August 13, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Brown Pelican, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon. Beautiful summer day. Image taken August 13, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Brown Pelican, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon. Beautiful summer day. Image taken August 13, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Brown Pelican, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon. Beautiful summer day. Image taken August 13, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


... adult ...

Image, 2012, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brown Pelican, Hammond Boat Basin, Columbia River, Oregon. Sunny windy day. Image taken October 1, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
Image, 2012, Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brown Pelican, Hammond Boat Basin, Columbia River, Oregon. Sunny windy day. Image taken October 1, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


... youngster ...

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Brown Pelican, Hammond Boat Basin, Oregon. Sunny, windy, cold, beautiful day. Image taken November 26, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
Image, 2012, Hammond Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brown Pelican, Columbia River at Hammon Boat Basin, Hammond, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken July 31, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.


Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon ...

Image, 2009, Columbia River, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brown Pelican, Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken September 27, 2009. Canon Rebel XSi, 200z w/1.4.
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Brown Pelicans, Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken September 27, 2009. Canon Rebel XSi, 200z w/1.4.
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Brown Pelican, youngster, Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken September 27, 2009. Canon Rebel XSi, 200z w/1.4.


Pacific Ocean, South Jetty at Clatsop Spit, Oregon ...

Image, 2012, South Jetty, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brown Pelican, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken July 31, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.
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Brown Pelican, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken July 31, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.


... diving for fish ...

Image, 2012, South Jetty, Oregon, click to enlarge
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"Diving for fish" ... Brown Pelican, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken July 31, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.


... with Heermann's Gulls ...

Image, 2012, South Jetty, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brown Pelican and Heermann's Gulls, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken July 31, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.
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Closer-in of above image ... Brown Pelican and Heermann's Gull, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken July 31, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.
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Brown Pelican and Heermann's Gulls, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken July 31, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.
Image, 2012, South Jetty, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brown Pelican and Heermann's Gulls, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken July 31, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.
Image, 2012, South Jetty, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brown Pelican and Heermann's Gull, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken July 31, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.
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Brown Pelican and Heermann's Gull, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Overcast and gray. Image taken July 31, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4.


... sunny day ...

Image, 2009, Pacific Ocean, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brown Pelicans, Pacific Ocean at Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken September 27, 2009. Canon Rebel XSi, 200z w/1.4.
Image, 2011, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brown Pelicans, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Image taken October 25, 2011. Canon Rebel T3i, 300mm.


... 2009 ...

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Brown Pelican, Pacific Ocean, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Weather overcast and grey and surprisingly no drizzle. Image taken August 8, 2009. Canon Rebel XSi, 200z w/1.4.
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Brown Pelican, Pacific Ocean, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Weather overcast and grey and surprisingly no drizzle. Image taken August 8, 2009. Canon Rebel XSi, 200z w/1.4.
Image, 2009, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Brown Pelican, Pacific Ocean, South Jetty, Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Weather overcast and grey and surprisingly no drizzle. Image taken August 8, 2009. Canon Rebel XSi, 200z w/1.4.


... feeding ...

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Brown Pelican feeding, Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Weather overcast and grey and surprisingly no drizzle. Image taken August 8, 2009. Canon Rebel XSi, 200z w/1.4.
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Brown Pelican feeding, Columbia River at Clatsop Spit, Oregon. Weather overcast and grey and surprisingly no drizzle. Image taken August 8, 2009. Canon Rebel XSi, 200z w/1.4.


Westport, Washington ...

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Brown Pelicans, Westport, Washington. Overcast spring day. Image taken May 19, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4 "doubler".
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Brown Pelican, Westport, Washington. Overcast spring day. Image taken May 19, 2012. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm with 1.4 "doubler".



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