Wing Span of a Brown Pelican

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The wing span of a brown pelican ranges from 6.5 feet to 7.5 feet. While that seems large to me, the brown pelican is the smallest of the seven species of pelicans in the world, according to bird books. This is the best shot I’ve taken of a pelican with wings spread out fully.

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