Greaat White Pelican

photo by Dakoman

Scientific classification

Order

Pelecaniformes

Family

Pelecanidae

Subfamily

Pelecanus

Species

onocrotalus

Appearance

* Very large bird with white plumage with a pinkish hace
* Featherless face and grey-yellow throat sac
* Size: 140-175 cm, wingspan: 245-295 cm

Habitat

Wetlands and coastal areas

Countries

Africa
Asia
Europe

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