Brown Pelican 2008
Medium: watercolor and gouache on paper
Paper: 8.5" x 10.5" Strathmore
Image: approx. 6" x 10"
Publications: first appeared in National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America (2008, page 87).
Exhibitions: Birds of North America, National Geographic Museum (2009)
Notes: The painting depicts a breeding adult of the subspecies californicus, which has a red gular pouch (most East Coast birds have a blackish gular pouch).