Look at the Horn on This Umatilla Pelican…Here’s Why You Never See It.
The American White Pelican has the longest wingspan of any bird in Oregon.
Natausha from Starlight Photography found it along the Umatilla River and chased it down to get the photos. She’d never seen a bird this size in Pendleton before. https://www.facebook.com/natausha.duffy?fref=photo https://www.facebook.com/Starlight-Photography-1519327498346300/?pnref=lhc
Interesting this is, the horn is used for battle and shed after its eggs are laid. Get more here: