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Great White Pelican

Pelecanus onocrotalus

Description:

The water of Nakuru is filled with birds... This looks like a bomber... Beautiful!

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Great White Pelican
Pelecanus onocrotalus Great White Pelican


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3 Comments

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Well Shot,

Filipe Pereira
Filipe Pereira 9 years ago

Thank you Daniele... ::UPDATED::

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 years ago

The Great White Pelican can be hard to distinguish from the Pink-backed one and their distribution largely overlaps, but the absence of a grey crest together with the bill sag give these ones away as great whites.

Filipe Pereira
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Filipe Pereira

Nakuru, Rift Valley, Kenya

Spotted on Sep 12, 2011
Submitted on Dec 30, 2011

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