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Great white pelican

Pelecanus onocrotalus

Description:

White Pelican that can be seen in Argentinian´s Temaiken, animal reserve.

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2 Comments

Ceci
Ceci 8 years ago

Thank you Liam! Guess they were taken to the reserve from another continent then; I tried looking for american kinds.... Thank you!

Liam
Liam 8 years ago

These birds do not have orange lores, which typical American White Pelicans have. That and the extensive head plumes make these Great White Pelicans (Pelecanus onocrotalus).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_White...

Ceci
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Ceci

Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Spotted on Sep 21, 2011
Submitted on Jan 4, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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