Brown Pelican

Young pelicans are fed by their parents for about 9 weeks. During this time, each chick will eat about 150 pounds of fish.

The Brown Pelican lives along the coast in California and from North Carolina to Texas, Mexico, the West Indies and many Caribbean Islands & the west coast of South America.

Central America
North America
South America

At A Glance

Habitat

Coastal wetlands and shores

Diet

Fish

Location

Coastal areas of the Americas