WILDLIFE: Breeding 'bust' shows Calif.'s pelicans could be in trouble again Published: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Only five years off the endangered species list, California's brown pelicans have biologists worried again. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.