Peruvian Pelican

Pelecanus thagus - Pélican thage

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Pélécanidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pelecanus

  • Species
    :

    thagus

Descriptor

Molina, 1782

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 150 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 228 cm.
  • Weight
    : 7000 à 7500 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pélican thage
adult plum. breeding
Pélican thage
adult plum. post breeding

Peruvian Pelican (Pelecanus thagus) is a species of bird in the Pelecanidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Pélican thage,
  • Pelícano Chileno,
  • Pelícano Peruano,
  • Chilepelikan,
  • déli gödény,
  • Chilipelikaan,
  • Pellicano del Perù,
  • Perupelikan,
  • Humboldtpelikan,
  • pelikán bledohlavý,
  • pelikán chilský,
  • Perupelikan,
  • perunpelikaani,
  • pelicà del Perú,
  • pelikan chilijski,
  • Перуанский пеликан,
  • ペルーペリカン,
  • 秘鲁鹈鹕,
  • 秘魯鵜鶘,

Voice song and cries

Pélican thage
adult

Habitat

Pélican thage
adult

Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged), Estuaries ; Marine Oceanic : Epipelagic (0-200m), Mesopelagic (200-1000m) ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Pélican thage
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