WoRMS taxon details

Pelecanus rufescens Gmelin, 1789

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

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Length: 135-152 cm. Plumage: greyish white with a pink tinge; fairly prominent crest; breast feather long and somewhat...  
Description 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]
WoRMS (2018). Pelecanus rufescens Gmelin, 1789. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212726 on 2018-12-17
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  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description 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 kleine pelikaan  [details]
English pink-backed pelican  [details]
French pélican gris  [details]
German Rötelpelikan  [details]
Hebrew שקנאי קטן  [details]
Lithuanian rausvanugaris pelikanas  [details]
Polish pelikan mały  [details]
Russian розовоспи́нный пелика́н  [details]
Slovenian črnooki pelikan  [details]
Spanish pelícano rosado  [details]
Turkish pembe sırtlı pelikan  [details]
Ukrainian Рожевоспинний пелікан Пелікан рожевоспинний  [details]