Did you know that one adult American white pelican can weigh as much as 30 pounds?
American white pelicans are white birds with yellow around their eyes, large long beaks, and long necks.
Least Concern - Population Increasing
Freshwater lakes and wetlands
American white pelicans dig depressions in the ground to nest in.
Fish, crawfish, salamanders, and tadpoles
American white pelicans forage by dipping their beaks in water.
Brown Pelicans, Snow Geese, White Ibises, Whopping Cranes, and Wood Storks
American white pelicans are often confused with snow geese because both are white birds.
American white pelicans have white wings. Snow geese have black on their wings.
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