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338 The Book of Woodcraft splashed brown when young, and with black tips to the wings. Its beak is yeUow with red spot on the lower mandible. It is found throughout North America. Common Seagull. Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) . The white Pelican is known at once by its great size — about five feet long and eight feet across the wings — by its long beak, its pouch, and its feet fully webbed. Its plumage is white, but the wing tips are black. It is found in the interior of America up to Great Slave Lake. Wild Duck or Mallard {Anas platyrhynchos) . Of all our numerous wild ducks this is the best known. It is about twenty-three inches long. Its bottle-green head, white