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  • French
    • pélican d'Amérique
    • pélican d'Amérique
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    • Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  • English
    • American White Pelican
  • Spanish
    • Pelícano blanco
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Recent observations

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

dhend9

Date

April 17, 2015

Description

A huge flock of White Pelicans was migrating northward. They were having a hard time gaining altitude due to storms in the area. Flying low.

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Pelícano blanco Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

heliographyst

Date

April 12, 2015

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

matty

Date

May 25, 2013 05:33 PM HST

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Pelícano blanco Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

josafat

Date

April 14, 2015

Description

ave blanca de cuerpo grande con un cuello y pico largo con pliegue inferior parecido a un pelícano, al volar presente coberteras de color negro patas y cola corta.

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

jonahevans

Date

April 13, 2015 05:56 PM CDT

Description

Large group. Maybe 200 migrating.

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

jennyloda

Date

August 15, 2014 09:52 AM PDT

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

poncho

Date

April 8, 2015

Place

Xochimilco (Google, OSM)

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

pbedell

Date

April 2, 2015

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

artmur

Date

April 5, 2015

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Date

February 5, 2015

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Date

February 5, 2015

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

March 26, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

The American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) is a large aquatic bird from the order Pelecaniformes. It breeds in interior North America, moving south and to the coasts, as far as Central America and South America, in winter.

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.