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Brown Pelican - national bird of barbados

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The national bird of Barbados is the brown pelican. The scientific name of Brown Pelican isPelecanus occidentalis. Basically, it is a North American bird one of the three species of pelicans found in which only two species feed by in water.
Brown Pelican belongs to the Pelican family Pelecanidae. It is very huge and stocky seabird which feed by diving in water in the sea. Brown Pelican is the smallest species in all known 8 species of the pelican but apart that it is still one of the larger seabirds. 
The length of the adult pelican is 1 to 1.52 meters and has a wingspan of 2.03 to 2.48 meters. The average weight of the brown pelican is about 3.5 kg but it varies in the range of 2-5kg.
Brown pelican is a piscivore (piscivore only feed on fish) & feed by plunging in the water, the main fish which account for 90% of its diet is menhaden.
The other fish it feeds on are mainly anchovy, sheepshead, silversides, minnows, pigfish, pinfish, herring, mullets, sardines. sometimes it eats no…

National Flower of Barbados

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Barbados is a commonwealth independent country situated inEasternCaribbean. The floral emblem of the island is Pride of Barbados(Caesalpinia pulcherrima) also known as Dwarf Poinciana. It is especially found in American and subtropics of America as well it is also found in India and Philippines.
The dwarf poinciana plant grows up to 9 feet tall and the flowers bloom in red and yellow colors with five petals. It is additionally bearing the medicinal properties as the leaves extract used for the cure of fever.
On the other hand, it is believed that the root of the plant is used for the abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy.