Classification
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  • English
    • Pelicans, Herons, Ibises, and Allies
  • Korean
    • 사다새목
  • Scientific Names
    • Pelecaniformes
  • Spanish
    • Pelícanos, garzas, e ibises
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 鵜形目

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

mazer

Date

June 13, 2014 08:18 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

Observer

annalisarebecchi

Date

October 28, 2016

Place

Italy (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja

Observer

bennypoo

Date

November 20, 2016 12:41 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

spheller

Date

January 15, 2017 01:59 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi

Observer

spheller

Date

January 15, 2017 11:15 AM PST

Description

Later in the day there was a large flock of at least 50 birds flying in the same area.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

spheller

Date

January 15, 2017 11:06 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

bennypoo

Date

November 20, 2016 12:28 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

bennypoo

Date

November 20, 2016 12:28 PM CST

Description

5-10 observed

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

bennypoo

Date

November 20, 2016 12:26 PM CST

Description

Many individuals observed (10-50)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea

Observer

bennypoo

Date

November 20, 2016 12:25 PM CST

Description

10-20 individuals observed

Photos / Sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

spheller

Date

January 15, 2017 09:39 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

mrfish33

Date

January 13, 2017 12:37 PM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

The Pelecaniformes is a (possibly invalid) order of medium-sized and large waterbirds found worldwide. As traditionally—but erroneously—defined, they encompass all birds that have feet with all four toes webbed. Hence, they were formerly also known by such names as totipalmates or steganopodes. Most have a bare throat patch (gular patch), and the nostrils have evolved into dysfunctional slits, forcing them to breathe through their mouths. They feed on fish, squid or similar marine life. Nesting is...

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