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Australian Pelican

Pelecanus conspicillatus

Habitat:

Captive, Featherdale Wildlife Park in Sydney

2 Species ID Suggestions

AshleyT
AshleyT 9 years ago
Australian Pelican
Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian Pelican
Clair C.
Clair C. 9 years ago
White pelican
Pelicanus erythrorhynchos


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1 Comment

AshleyT
AshleyT 9 years ago

Hi RubyPrakash, the scientific name you have down for your lovely pelican photo is for a pelican found in Africa, Europe, and Asia. The ID suggestion that Clair C. gave is for the American Pelican. I have given you the ID for the Australian Pelican, as your map suggests. Hope this helps!

RubyPrakash
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RubyPrakash

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Jan 15, 2013
Submitted on Jan 15, 2013

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