Zoo
Pelicans

Characterised by a long beak and large throat pouch. Gregarious birds, they often hunt cooperatively and breed colonially.
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Man In Knit Cap Fed White Pelicans
(1 of 8) (2008 views)

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Unidentified Zoo
(Photo posted Saturday 19 January 2013)
(Photo taken 1971, Photo print scanned March 2009)
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A man wearing a knit cap pulled fish from a bucket to feed the pelicans.


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Kids Watched The Pelicans Being Fed
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Unidentified Zoo
(Photo posted Saturday 19 January 2013)
(Photo taken 1971, Photo print scanned March 2009)
© 2013 Terry Costales
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A group of school aged children watched the pelicans being fed that afternoon.


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Pelican With A Bump Floated On The Lake
(3 of 8) (1505 views)

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San Francisco Zoo, 1 Zoo Lane
San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Monday 29 July 2008)
(Photo taken 11:19:14 Saturday June 2008)
© 2008 Terry Costales
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A pelican afloat in the small lake in the zoo had red breeding colors in its beak, and a bump on its nose.


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A Breeding Pair Of Pelicans Enjoyed The Sunshine
(4 of 8) (1506 views)

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San Francisco Zoo, 1 Zoo Lane
San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Monday 29 July 2008)
(Photo taken 11:20:40 Saturday June 2008)
© 2008 Terry Costales
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A breeding pair of pelicans floated on the small lake inside the zoo and enjoyed the sunshine.


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The Pelican's Beak Displayed Breeding Decor
(5 of 8) (1531 views)

Zoo Pelicans external link
San Francisco Zoo, 1 Zoo Lane
San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Monday 29 July 2008)
(Photo taken 11:20:50 Saturday June 2008)
© 2008 Terry Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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This pelican finally turned while floating to face sidways, thereby showing off striking breeding decor.


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Pelican's Fluffed Their Feathers
(6 of 8) (1498 views)

Zoo Pelicans external link
San Francisco Zoo, 1 Zoo Lane
San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Monday 29 July 2008)
(Photo taken 11:21:30 Saturday June 2008)
© 2008 Terry Costales
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A pair of pelicans florating on the small lake inside the zoo, fluffed their feathers.


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The Male Pelican Headed In To Shore
(7 of 8) (1574 views)

Zoo Pelicans external link
San Francisco Zoo, 1 Zoo Lane
San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Monday 29 July 2008)
(Photo taken 12:25:18 Saturday June 2008)
© 2008 Bryan Costales
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The male pelican with his strange breeding bill decor, swam at a goodly clip toward shore.


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Gull Watched The Pelican Pair Swim Past
(8 of 8) (1536 views)

Zoo Pelicans external link
San Francisco Zoo, 1 Zoo Lane
San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Monday 29 July 2008)
(Photo taken 12:27:46 Saturday June 2008)
© 2008 Bryan Costales
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A pair of pelicans swam past a submerged tree in the middle of the zoo's lake. A gull in the branches watched them pass by.


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