Discover the 25 Largest Flying Birds in Texas
"Depending on the climate where brown pelicans live, they are either migratory or live in the area all year long. In Texas, they’re most often found near shallow-water habitats like coastal marine areas and in estuaries.
Brown pelicans have a massive wingspan of up to 84 inches. Like their cousins the American white pelican, brown pelicans feast on fish they catch using their huge bills.
Length: 48 – 50 inches
Weight: ~8.25 pounds
Wingspan: 78 – 84 inches"