Brown pelican

Brown pelican
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Brown pelican
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Class:Aves
Order:Pelecaniformes
Family:Pelecanidae
Genus:Pelecanus
Binomial name
Pelecanus occidentalis
Linnaeus, 1766

The brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) is a large bird that lives along the coasts of the Atlantic, Pacific Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico in North and South America.

Brown pelicans are carnivores (meat-eaters) and hunt during the day (they are diurnal). They eat mostly fish and some amphibians and crustaceans.

Other Languages
العربية: بجعة بنية
български: Кафяв пеликан
brezhoneg: Pilikant gell
català: Pelicà bru
čeština: Pelikán hnědý
Deutsch: Braunpelikan
English: Brown pelican
Esperanto: Bruna pelikano
euskara: Pelikano arre
français: Pélican brun
한국어: 갈색사다새
hrvatski: Smeđi pelikan
עברית: שקנאי חום
Basa Jawa: Pelikan soklat
မြန်မာဘာသာ: ဝန်ပိုညို
Na Vosa Vakaviti: Pelecanus occidentalis
Nederlands: Bruine pelikaan
norsk nynorsk: Brunpelikan
português: Pelicano-pardo
slovenčina: Pelikán hnedý
српски / srpski: Смеђи несит
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Smeđi pelikan
svenska: Brun pelikan
українська: Пелікан бурий
Tiếng Việt: Bồ nông nâu
中文: 褐鵜鶘