Dalmatian Pelican

Pelecanus crispus - Pélican frisé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Pélécanidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pelecanus

  • Species
    :

    crispus

Descriptor

Bruch, 1832

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 180 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 310 à 345 cm.
  • Weight
    : 10000 à 13000 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) is a species of bird in the Pelecanidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Pélican frisé,
  • Pelícano Ceñudo,
  • Pelicano-crespo,
  • Krauskopfpelikan,
  • Borzas gödény,
  • Kroeskoppelikaan,
  • Pellicano riccio,
  • Krushuvad pelikan,
  • Krøllpelikan,
  • pelikán kučeravý,
  • pelikán kadeřavý,
  • Krøltoppet Pelikan,
  • kiharapelikaani,
  • pelicà cresp,
  • Hrokkinkani,
  • pelikan kędzierzawy,
  • cirtainais pelikāns,
  • kodrasti pelikan,
  • Кудрявый пеликан,
  • ニシハイイロペリカン,
  • 卷羽鹈鹕,
  • 卷羽鵜鶘,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Inland Deltas ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes

Geographic range

Illustration

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