Photo of Brown Pelicans in care at International Bird Rescue
Brown Pelicans in care

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

Blue-Banded Pelicans

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