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These pelicans need their privacy

Salt Lake’s harsh island is breeding ground for birds
Adam Brewerton, a biologist with Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, nets juvenile pelicans Tuesday. Gunnison Island is home to one of the largest breeding colonies of American White Pelicans in North America, which specifically select the site for its inhospitality and seclusion.
Megan Keil of Tracy Aviary, left, Gib Rokich of Salt Lake City International Airport and Rebecca Bishop of Tracy Aviary boat through the purple waters of the Great Salt Lake’s north arm to Gunnison Island on Tuesday. The Tracy Aviary and airport are major contributors to the pelican study, which is spearheaded by the Utah Division of Wildlife.

These pelicans need their privacy

Adam Brewerton, a biologist with Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, nets juvenile pelicans Tuesday. Gunnison Island is home to one of the largest breeding colonies of American White Pelicans in North America, which specifically select the site for its inhospitality and seclusion.
Megan Keil of Tracy Aviary, left, Gib Rokich of Salt Lake City International Airport and Rebecca Bishop of Tracy Aviary boat through the purple waters of the Great Salt Lake’s north arm to Gunnison Island on Tuesday. The Tracy Aviary and airport are major contributors to the pelican study, which is spearheaded by the Utah Division of Wildlife.
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