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Anaho Island provides secure nesting habitat for American white pelicans, double crested cormorants, California gulls, great blue herons, great egrets, black-crowned night herons and other colony nesting birds.  The pelican colony is one of the two largest in the western United States. Check out the links below for the latest in technology used to track pelican colonies, or to learn more about the life history of this amazing birds.

Final project poster titled: "Fine-scale change detection using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to inform reproductive biology in nesting birds" - authored and produced by by Sharon Dulava, Humboldt State University, Arcata CA  @2015.

PDF of UAS project poster

Fact sheet: Summary American White Pelican

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