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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus rufescens Gmelin, 1789 
AphiaID: 212726

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecaniformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus Linnaeus, 1758
Source  basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
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]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrica [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (175 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (10 nucleotides; 8 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
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]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Pelecanus rufescens
Pelecanus rufescens
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212726
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z  created  Depew, Lorna
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Pelecanus rufescens Gmelin, 1789. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212726 on 2014-07-22
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