Scientific Name: Pelecanus onocrotalus Common Name: Great White Pelican Other Name: Eastern white pelican, Rosy pelican, white pelican
Identifying Features: white body, yellow bill from below and pinkish grey from above, short legs, webbed feet
- The great white pelican is highly sociable and often forms large flocks. It is well adapted for aquatic life.
- Great white pelicans are not restricted to fish, however, and are often opportunistic foragers. They also rob other birds of their prey.
This image was clicked by Lip Kee – via Flickr.
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