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Birds of Dana Point

There are many birds to be found around the Dana Point Harbor. Pelicans are the most numerous.

Some interesting facts on pelicans: brown pelicans weigh from 6.1 to 12.1 pounds and measure 42 to 54 inches in length, with a wingspan of 6 to 8.2 feet. It has a very large bill from 11 to 13.7 inches long, with a gular pouch on the bottom for draining water when it scoops out prey.


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