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Great White Pelican

Pelecanus onocrotalus


Juvenile great white pelican in the lake Orestiada of Kastoria city (temperature -5 C). Usually this species doesn't overwinter in Greece and migrates to northeastern Africa or Iraq and north India. It was alone with another juvenile Dalmatian pelican (see photo 2) and dozen of adult Dalmatian pelicans.



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Καστοριά, Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Ηπείρου - Δυτικής Μακεδονίας, Greece

Lat: 40.53, Long: 21.28

Spotted on Jan 1, 2017
Submitted on Jan 3, 2017

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