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Australian Pelican

Pelecanus conspicillatus

Description:

The Australian pelican is widespread on the inland and coastal waters of Australia and New Guinea, also in Fiji, parts of Indonesia and as a vagrant in New Zealand. It is a predominantly white bird with black wings and a pink bill. It has been recorded as having the longest bill of any living bird. It mainly eats fish, but will also consume birds and scavenges for scraps.



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Queensland, Australia

Lat: -27.78, Long: 153.42

Spotted on Mar 14, 2015
Submitted on Mar 14, 2015

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