WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus rufescens Gmelin, 1789

212726  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212726)

accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 135-152 cm. Plumage: greyish white with a pink tinge; fairly prominent crest; breast feather long and somewhat...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 135-152 cm. Plumage: greyish white with a pink tinge; fairly prominent crest; breast feather long and somewhat shaggy; primaries and secondaries brownish grey; tail grey. Immature mostly brownish but with rump back and belly white. Bare parts: iris dark brown; facial skin greyish pink; bill, pouch and orbital ring yellowish or pinkish grey with pink or orange tip; feet and legs grey, pinkish, yellow or orange. Habitat: coastal bays and estuaries and inland waters. <388><393><391> [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Pelecanus rufescens Gmelin, 1789. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212726 on 2018-01-19

Date
action
by
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z
created
Depew, Lorna
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 135-152 cm. Plumage: greyish white with a pink tinge; fairly prominent crest; breast feather long and somewhat shaggy; primaries and secondaries brownish grey; tail grey. Immature mostly brownish but with rump back and belly white. Bare parts: iris dark brown; facial skin greyish pink; bill, pouch and orbital ring yellowish or pinkish grey with pink or orange tip; feet and legs grey, pinkish, yellow or orange. Habitat: coastal bays and estuaries and inland waters. <388><393><391> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkleine pelikaan  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpink-backed pelican  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpélican gris  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRötelpelikan  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשקנאי קטן  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrausvanugaris pelikanas  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpelikan mały  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorрозовоспи́нный пелика́н  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorčrnooki pelikan  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpelícano rosado  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpembe sırtlı pelikan  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorРожевоспинний пелікан Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorПелікан рожевоспинний  [details]