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pele·canus onocro·talus

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  1. Old world white pelican, Pelecanus onocrotalusnoun

    similar to American white pelican


  1. pelecanus onocrotalus

    The great white pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus) also known as the eastern white pelican, rosy pelican or white pelican is a bird in the pelican family. It breeds from southeastern Europe through Asia and Africa, in swamps and shallow lakes. The great white pelican has been rated as a species of least concern on the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species (IUCN). It is listed under Appendix I of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, Annexure I under the EU Birds Directive on the Conservation of Wild Birds, and Appendix II of the Berne Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats. It is also listed within 108 Special Protection Areas in the European Union. It occurs within 43 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in its European range. It is one of the species to which the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) is applied.


  1. pelecanus onocrotalus

    Pelecanus onocrotalus is the scientific name for the Great White Pelican, a bird species in the pelican family. These birds are among the largest of flying birds and are known for their distinctive pouch under the beak, which is used for catching fish. The Great White Pelican is characterized by its pale pinkish-white plumage, a bare pink facial patch around the eye and pinkish legs. They are native to southeastern Europe, Asia and Africa, and typically inhabit swamps and shallow lakes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pelecanus onocrotalus in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pelecanus onocrotalus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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