WoRMS taxon details

Pelecanus onocrotalus Linnaeus, 1758

137176  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137176)

accepted
Species
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Description Size: 140-178 cm. Plumage: white; breeding birds have pinkish tinge; back of head with small crest; primaries, secondaries...  
Description Size: 140-178 cm. Plumage: white; breeding birds have pinkish tinge; back of head with small crest; primaries, secondaries and primary coverts black (noticeable only in flight). Immature mostly grey-brown with some white on back and belly. Bare parts: iris red to red-brown; male facial skin pink to purplish, female facial skin orange; bill yellowish grey with pink edges and yellow pouch; feet and legs pink to yellow. Habitat: coastal bays and estuaries, and inland waters.<388><393><391> [details]

Distribution Old World  
Distribution Old World [details]
WoRMS (2018). Pelecanus onocrotalus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137176 on 2018-06-23
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Size: 140-178 cm. Plumage: white; breeding birds have pinkish tinge; back of head with small crest; primaries, secondaries and primary coverts black (noticeable only in flight). Immature mostly grey-brown with some white on back and belly. Bare parts: iris red to red-brown; male facial skin pink to purplish, female facial skin orange; bill yellowish grey with pink edges and yellow pouch; feet and legs pink to yellow. Habitat: coastal bays and estuaries, and inland waters.<388><393><391> [details]

Distribution Old World [details]
 

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Albanian pelikani rozë  [details]
Bulgarian Розов пеликан  [details]
Dutch roze pelikaan  [details]
English white pelicangreat white pelican  [details]
French pélican blanc  [details]
German Rosapelikan  [details]
Hebrew שקנאי מצוי  [details]
Italian pellicano  [details]
Lithuanian rožinis pelikanas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Ροδοπελεκάνος  [details]
Norwegian pvitpelikan  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål hvitpelikan  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kvitpelikan  [details]
Polish pelikan różowy  [details]
Romanian pelicanul comun  [details]
Russian розовый пеликанПеликан розовый  [details]
Slovenian rožnati pelikan  [details]
Spanish pelícano común  [details]
Swedish vit pelikan  [details]
Turkish ak pelikan  [details]
Ukrainian Рожевий пеліканПелікан рожевий  [details]