Since the fall of 2009, International Bird Rescue has been attaching a special blue band before release to all California Brown Pelicans. Report a Banded Bird
Using an online reporting database allows citizen scientists to report online sightings that are used to support our research projects and to keep track of notable cases.
We have reported encounters from California, Oregon, Washington, Mexico and the gulf states. Learn more
Report sightings of banded pelicans here.
Download Blue-banded Pelican information posters
Pelican Poster: English PDF 8.7 MB
Pelican Poster: Spanish PDF 2.8 MB