Great White Pelican - Pelecanus onocrotalus

Pélican blanc

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Great White Pelican adult
The White Pelican, Pelecanus onocrotalus also known as the Great White Pelican is a bird in the pelican family. It breeds from southeastern Europe through Asia and in Africa in swamps and shallow lakes. The tree nest is a crude heap of vegetation.
  • adult
  • Pelícano Común
  • Pelicano-branco
  • Rosapelikan
  • Pelecanus onocrotalus
  • Pelecaniformes

The species

Classification

Order  : Pélécaniformes
Family : Pelecanidae
Species : Great White Pelican

Geographic range by countries


specie's pictures

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The picture

O.Net ref. : geth25528
Author : G. Theron
Nature Photography
Plumage : adult

Shooting

date : 2005 Sep
Country : South Africa (sf)
Region : Province of the Western Cape
Place : Muizenberg Muizenberg
Lat. : 34° 6' 0'' South
Lng. : 18° 26' 59'' East

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Model : Canon EOS 20D
Exposure : 1/3200 s
aperture : 6.3
Focal length : 250 mm
Iso : 100
Flash : no