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Australian Pelican

Pelecanus conspicillatus


A large waterbird which has a white head and body as well as a large pinkish bill. Roughly 1.6-1.8 metres long with a wingspan of 2.3-2.5 metres. They eat fish by catching them in their bill.


These pelicans are commonly found in mudflats, freshwater lakes, rivers, beaches and wetlands or anywhere that provides a decent body of water and a meal.


These waterbirds were chilling out at Baroon Pocket Dam watching people paddling by.

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1 Comment

the reptile man
the reptile man 10 years ago

nice spot.

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Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jun 24, 2013
Submitted on Dec 8, 2013

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