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Common Name:Pelican, Brown
Scientific Name:Pelecanus occidentalis
Area:Shadow Cliffs Regional Park - Livermore, California
Date:January 12, 2015

Brown Pelicans commonly are found along the coast, American White Pelicans are normally found inland. While the young Brown Pelicans are a dull grey-brown, the adult Brown Pelicans have a white head and neck.

Oregon Dunes Beach - - -August 26, 2008

Reference:Pacific Coast by McConnaughey & McConnaughey