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    • Pelican silhouette

    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...
    • Pelican silhouette

    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...
    • Pelican in flight

    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...
    • American White Pelican

    • Aquatic birds; Species of concern;
    • The American white pelican is one of the largest birds in North America, measuring 6 feet from bill to tail. White pelicans weigh up to 20 pounds and have a wingspan of 8 to 9 and a half feet long.
    • American White Pelicans in flight

    • Aquatic birds; Species of concern;
    • The American white pelican is one of the largest birds in North America, measuring 6 feet from bill to tail. White pelicans weigh up
    • Brown Pelican

    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Oil spills;
    • Brown pelican cleaned and released after being caught in oil spill at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge near Vero Beach, FL.
    • Lead hazards to fish, wildlife, and invertebrates: a synoptic reivew

    • Biologists (USFWS); Water; Fishes; Pollutants;
    • Lead (Pb) and its compounds have been known to man for about 7,000 years, and Pb poisoning has been recognized for at least 2,500 years. All credible evidence indicates that Pb is neither essential nor beneficial to living organisms, and that all...
    • Pelican banding

    • Bird banding; Birds; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Marine birds; Shorebirds; Surveying;
    • NCTC Deputy Director Jim Willis, handles a young brown pelican while participating in a bird banding/survey event conducted on New Dump Island - a manmade island located in Core Sound just off the town of Atlantic N.C.
    • Brown pelican

    • Birds; Aquatic birds; Migratory birds;
    • Close-up of head and upper body, viewed from side of brown pelican.
    • Brown pelican rookery

    • Birds;
    • Brown pelicans roosting in vegetation on North Island in Louisiana. NOTE: Donna Dewhurst Collection
    • Brown pelicans in flight

    • Birds; Marine birds;
    • Eight brown pelicans in flight. The Brown Pelican is the only exclusively marine member of the pelican family, and the only one that regularly dives for its food.
    • Brown pelicans at refuge

    • Birds; Marine birds
    • Brown pelican flies at the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge while other pelicans sit in the vegetation.

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