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Peruvian Pelican

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Pelecanus thagus Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Pelecanidae Family
 150-152 cm. (Wingspan 230 cm) Length
Coastal waters, lagoons, estuaries, lakes. Range:- [Argentina:- Patagonia.] Chile, Ecuador, Peru. Habitat
 2-3 eggs, incubation 28-35 days, fledging 80-85 days. Clutch
Fish. Food  
Gregarious Habits
3796 - TSN: 174689 - Sub-species World Number
Near threatened Status

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Czech: pelikán chilský
Danish: Perupelikan
German: Chile-Pelikan
English: Chilean Brown Pelican, Chilean Pelican, Peruvian Pelican
Spanish: Pelícano, Pelícano Chileno, Pelícano Peruano
Spanish (Chile): Pelícano
Estonian: guaanopelikan (lőuna-pruunpelikan)
French: Pélican brun du Chili, Pélican thage
Hebrew: שקנאים
Italian: Pellicano del Perů
Japanese: peruaperikan
Japanese: ペルアペリカン
Latin: Pelecanus occidentalis thagus, Pelecanus thagus
Dutch: Chilipelikaan, Humboldtpelikaan, Peruaanse Pelikaan
Norwegian: Humboldtpelikan
Polish: pelikan chilijski
Russian: Перуанский пеликан
Slovak: pelikán bledohlavý
Swedish: Perupelikan
Chinese: 秘鲁鹈鹕


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