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American White Pelican
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Gmelin, JF, 1789
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Pelecanidae
Genus:
  Pelecanus

Scientific:
  Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Citation:
  Gmelin, JF, 1789

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.571

Protonym:
  Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Avibase ID:
  866903B93D70056B

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174684

Geographic range:

  • Pelecanus erythrorhynchos: S Canada to s US; winters to Costa Rica
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  American White Pelican
Czech:
  pelikán severoamerický
German:
  Nashornpelikan
Danish:
  Amerikansk Hvid Pelikan
Spanish:
  Pelícano Norteamericano
Finnish:
  amerikanpelikaani
French:
  Pélican d'Amérique
Icelandic:
  American White Pelican
Italian:
  Pellicano americano
Japanese:
  amerikashiroperikan
Japanese:
  アメリカシロペリカン
Dutch:
  Witte Pelikaan
Norwegian:
  Amerikapelikan
Polish:
  pelikan dzioborogi
Portuguese:
  Pelicano-de-bico-amarelo
Portuguese (Brazil):
  American White Pelican
Russian:
  Американский белый пеликан
Slovak:
  pelikán biely
Swedish:
  hornpelikan
Chinese:
  美洲鹈鹕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pélican d'Amérique ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pélican d'Amérique ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 1st edition:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 3rd edition:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 4th edition:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 6th edition:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements, version 2015:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements, version 2016:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Clements, version 2017:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
eBird version 1.50:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
eBird version 1.52:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
eBird version 1.53:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
eBird version 1.54:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
eBird version 1.55:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
eBird version 2015:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
eBird version 2016:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
eBird version 2017:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
James Lee Peters:
    Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
James Lee Peters (original):
    Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   American White Pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Pelicà blanc americà
Czech: Pelikán severoamerický
Danish: Amerikansk Hvid Pelikan
German: Nashornpelikan
English: American White Pelican, Rough-billed Pelican, White Pelican
Spanish: Alcatraz Blanco, Pelícano Blanco, Pelicano blanco americano, Pelícano Blanco Americano, Pelícano Norteamericano
Spanish (Colombia): Pelícano Blanco Americano
Spanish (Costa Rica): Pelicano blanco americano
Spanish (Cuba): Alcatraz Blanco
Spanish (Spain): Pelícano Norteamericano
Spanish (Honduras): Pelícano blanco
Spanish (Mexico): pelícano blanco, Pelicano Blanco Americano
Spanish (Nicaragua): Pelícano Blanco Americano
Spanish (Panama): Pelícano Blanco Americano
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Pelícano Blanco
Estonian: sarvnokk-pelikan
Finnish: amerikanpelikaani, Punanokkapelikaani
French: Pélican à bec rouge, Pélican blanc, Pélican blanc d'Amérique, Pélican d’Amérique, Pélican d'Amérique
Irish: Peileacán bán Meiriceánach
Croatian: Američki bijeli nesit
Hungarian: orrszarvú pelikán
Italian: Pellicano americano, Pellicano bianco americano
Japanese: amerikashiroperikan
Japanese: アメリカシロペリカン
Latin: Pelecanus erythrorhynchos, Pelecanus erythrorhynchus
Lithuanian: Baltasis pelikanas
Latvian: paugurknābja pelikāns
Dutch: Witte Pelikaan
Norwegian: Amerikapelikan
Polish: pelikan dzioborogi
Portuguese: Pelicano-branco, Pelicano-de-bico-amarelo
Russian: Американский белый пеликан, Пеликан-Носорог
Slovak: pelikán biely, Pelikán červenozobý
Serbian: Američki beli nesit
Swedish: Hornpelikan
Turkish: Amerika Pelikanı
Chinese: 美洲鹈鹕
Chinese (Traditional): 紅嘴鵜鶘

 

         

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