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14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Pelican wingspan

Despite not seeming so while having its wings folded into its body, the Galápagos brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis urinator) can reach 2 m in wingspan while hovering above the sea looking for fishes. A great view for ecotourists.

TAGS: Bird, Ecuador, Galapagos, Nature

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Florianopolis, Brazil
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2016, 10:09 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galápagos, Ecuador