WoRMS taxon details

Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Gmelin, 1789

159058  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159058)

Distribution Caribbean; North America  
Distribution Caribbean; North America [details]
WoRMS (2018). Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Gmelin, 1789. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159058 on 2018-03-22
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basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 

From other sources
Dimensions Length: 62" (158 cm); Wingspan: 108" (274 cm) [details]

Distribution Caribbean; North America [details]

Reproduction Breeds from western Ontario to northern Alberta and British Columbia and south to Texas and California. Winters from Florida and California south to Central America [details]

Dutch witte pelikaan  [details]
English American white pelican  [details]
French pélican d'Amérique  [details]
German Nashornpelikan  [details]