Non-Breeding Birds Distribution Map

NatureMapping Observations throughout the year

Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)

The Washington Gap Analysis Project created breeding bird maps only. The non-breeding birds (e.g., wintering, pelagic (coastal), and birds expanding their ranges) are represented only by NatureMapping sightings.

NM observation maps

NatureMapping observations reported by townships throughout the year.

Species Distribution Information

The Brown Pelican is found along ocean shores and bays, and is very rare inland except at Salton Sea. Breeding takes place along both outer US coasts.

Text edited by Gussie Litwer
Webpage designed by Dave Lester