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Great White Pelican

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Pelecanus onocrotalus Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Pelecanidae Family
140 to 183 cm. (Wingspan 226-360 cm) Length
Coastal waters, lagoons, estuaries, lakes. Range:- Southern Europe, Middle East, as a including the Indian sub-contiment, Indo-china, Indonesia Habitat
Altitude
Range
1(2)4 eggs, incubation 29-36 days, young form a pod after 20-25 days fledging 65-75 days. Clutch
Mainly fish, (birds, See video) reptiles, amphibians, crustaceans, tadpoles and small turtles.. Food  
  Habits
3789 - TSN: 174693 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Witpelikaan
Arabic: البجع الأبيض, البجعة البيضاء, البجعة البيضاء البجعة
Azerbaijani: Çəhrayı qutan
Belarusian: Ружавы пэлікан, Ружовы пелікан
Bulgarian: Розов пеликан
Catalan: Pelicŕ, Pelicŕ vulgar
Catalan (Balears): Pelicŕ
Valencian: Pelicŕ vulgar
Czech: Pelikán bílý, Pelikán menší
Welsh: Pelican gwyn
Danish: Hvid Pelikan, Pelikan
German: Rosapelikan, Weisspelikan
Greek: Ροδοπελεκάνος
Greek (Cypriot): Ροδοπελεκάνος
English: Eastern White Pelican, European White Pelican, Great White Pelican, Rosy Pelican, White Pelican
Esperanto: Blanka pelikano
Spanish: Pelícano Blanco, Pelícano Común, Pelícano vulgar
Estonian: Pelikan, pelikan (roosapelikan), Pelikan e. roosapelikan
Basque: Pelicŕ vulgar, Pelikanoa
Finnish: Pelikaani, ruusupelikaani, Ruusupelikkani
French: Pélican blanc
Irish: Peileacán bán
Galician: Pelicŕ vulgar, Pelicano branco
Manx: Pellagan
Hebrew: שקנאי לבן, שקנאי מצוי
Croatian: Ružičasti nesit
Hungarian: Rózsás gödény
Armenian: [Vardaguyn Havalusn ], Վարդագույն Հավալուսն
Indonesian: Undan putih
Icelandic: Rođakani
Italian: Pellicano, Pellicano bianco
Japanese: momoiroperikan, Momo-iro-perikan, Momoiro-perikan
Japanese: モモイロペリカン
Georgian: ვარდისფერი ვარხვა
Kazakh: Қызғылт бірқазан
Latin: Pelecanus onocrotalus, Pelecanus onocrotalus roseus, Pelecanus roseus
Lithuanian: Rausvasis pelikanas, Rožinis pelikanas
Latvian: Sārtais pelikāns
Macedonian: Розов (Обичен) пеликан
Maltese: Pellikan
Dutch: Gewone pelikaan, Pelikaan, Roze Pelikaan
Norwegian: Hvitpelikan
Polish: Pelikan baba, pelikan rózowy, Pelikan różowy, pelikan różowy (pelikan baba)
Portuguese: Branco, pelicano vulgar, Pelicano-branco, Pelicano-vulgar
Romansh: Pelican alv
Russian: Rozovy Pelikan, Пеликан розовый, Розовый пелекан, Розовый пеликан
Slovak: Pelikán bielý, Pelikán obyčajný, Pelikán ružový
Slovenian: rožnati pelikan
Albanian: Pelikani rozë
Serbian: bijeli pelikan, nesit, pelikan, pelikan, nesit, Мали пеликан, Несит
Swedish: Pelikan, Vit pelikan
Swahili: Mwari Mweupe
Turkish: Ak pelikan, Akpelikan, Beyaz Pelikan, Kaşıkçı Kuşu
Tsonga: Gumbula
Ukrainian: Баба, Пелікан рожевий , Рожевий пелікан
Vietnamese: Bồ nông chân hồng, Lềnh đềnh chân hồng
Xhosa: Ingcwanguba
Chinese: [bai tihu], 白鵜鶘 , 白鹈鹕
Zulu: iFuba

Sub-species

Pelecanus onocrotalus

Pelecanus onocrotalus roseus

 

 

 

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