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Great White Pelican
Pelecanus onocrotalus Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Pelecanidae
Genus:
  Pelecanus

Scientific:
  Pelecanus onocrotalus

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.132

Protonym:
  Pelecanus Onocrotalus

Avibase ID:
  8BAFB01E85D7AF4B

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174693

Geographic range:

  • Pelecanus onocrotalus: Locally in s-central Eurasia, s Asia and Africa
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Great White Pelican
Czech:
  pelikán bílý
German:
  Rosapelikan
Danish:
  Hvid Pelikan
Spanish:
  Pelícano Común
Finnish:
  pelikaani
French:
  Pélican blanc
Icelandic:
  Roðakani
Italian:
  Pellicano comune
Japanese:
  momoiroperikan
Japanese:
  モモイロペリカン
Dutch:
  Roze Pelikaan
Norwegian:
  Hvitpelikan
Polish:
  pelikan różowy
Portuguese:
  Pelicano-vulgar
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Great White Pelican
Russian:
  Розовый пеликан
Slovak:
  pelikán ružový
Swedish:
  vit pelikan
Chinese:
  白鹈鹕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pélican blanc ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pélican blanc ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 1st edition:
   Eastern White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Eastern White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 4th edition:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 6th edition:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements, version 2015:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements, version 2016:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Clements, version 2017:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
eBird version 1.50:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
eBird version 1.52:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
eBird version 1.53:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
eBird version 1.54:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
eBird version 1.55:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
eBird version 2015:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
eBird version 2016:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
eBird version 2017:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Eastern White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Eastern White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Eastern White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
James Lee Peters:
    Pelecanus onocrotalus
James Lee Peters (original):
    Pelecanus onocrotalus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Pelecanus onocrotalus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Great White Pelican ( Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pelecanus onocrotalus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pelecanus onocrotalus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Witpelikaan
Arabic: البجع الأبيض, البجعة البيضاء, البجعة البيضاء البجعة
Azerbaijani: Çəhrayı qutan
Belarusian: Ружавы пэлікан, Ружовы пелікан
Bulgarian: Розов пеликан
Bengali: বড় ধলা গগণবেড়
Catalan: Pelicà, Pelicà blanc comú, Pelicà vulgar
Catalan (Balears): Pelicà
Valencian: Pelicà vulgar
Czech: Pelikán bílý, Pelikán menší
Welsh: Pelican gwyn
Danish: Hvid Pelikan, Pelikan
German: Rosapelikan, Weisspelikan
Greek: Ροδοπελεκάνος
Greek (Cypriot): Ροδοπελεκάνος
English: Eastern White Pelican, European White Pelican, Great White Pelican, Rosy Pelican, White Pelican
English (India): Great White Pelican (Rosy Pelican)
English (Kenya): Great White Pelican
Esperanto: Blanka pelikano
Spanish: Pelícano Blanco, Pelícano Común, Pelícano vulgar
Spanish (Spain): Pelícano Común
Estonian: Pelikan, pelikan (roosapelikan), Pelikan e. roosapelikan
Basque: Pelekanoa, Pelicà vulgar, Pelikanoa
Persian: پلیکان سفید, پلیکان (مرغ سقای) سفید
Finnish: Pelikaani, ruusupelikaani, Ruusupelikkani
French: Pélican blanc
Irish: Peileacán bán
Galician: Pelicà vulgar, Pelicano branco
Manx: Pellagan
Hebrew: שקנאי לבן, שקנאי מצוי
Croatian: Ružičasti nesit
Hungarian: Rózsás gödény
Armenian: [Vardaguyn Havalusn ], Վարդագույն Հավալուսն
Indonesian: Burung Undan Putih, Undan putih
Icelandic: Roðakani
Italian: Pellicano, Pellicano bianco, Pellicano comune
Japanese: momo-iro perikan, momoiroperikan, Momo-iro-perikan, Momoiro-perikan
Japanese: モモイロペリカン
Japanese (Kanji): 桃色ペリカン
Georgian: ვარდისფერი ვარხვა
Kazakh: Қызғылт бірқазан
Latin: Pelecanus onocrotalus, Pelecanus onocrotalus roseus, Pelecanus roseus
Lithuanian: Rausvasis pelikanas, Rožinis pelikanas
Latvian: Sārtais pelikāns
Macedonian: Розов (Обичен) пеликан
Malayalam: വെണ്‍ കൊതുമ്പന്നം
Malay: Burung Undan Putih
Maltese: Pellikan
Dutch: Gewone pelikaan, Pelikaan, Roze Pelikaan
Norwegian: Hvitpelikan
Polish: Pelikan baba, pelikan rózowy, Pelikan różowy, pelikan różowy (pelikan baba)
Pinyin: bái tíhú
Portuguese: Branco, pelicano vulgar, Pelicano-branco, Pelicano-vulgar
Portuguese (Portugal): Pelicano-branco
Romansh: Pelican alv, pelican rosa
Romanian: Pelican comun
Russian: Rozovy Pelikan, Пеликан розовый, Розовый пелекан, Розовый пеликан
Slovak: Pelikán bielý, Pelikán obyčajný, Pelikán ružový
Slovenian: rožnati pelikan
Albanian: Pelikani rozë
Serbian: bijeli pelikan, nesit, pelikan, Мали пеликан, Несит
Swedish: Pelikan, Vit pelikan
Swahili: Mwari Mweupe
Thai: นกกระทุงขาว
Thai (Transliteration): nók krà-tʰuŋ kʰăaw
Turkish: Ak pelikan, Akpelikan, Beyaz Pelikan, Kaşıkçı Kuşu
Tsonga: Gumbula
Ukrainian: Баба, Пелікан рожевий , Рожевий пелікан
Vietnamese: Bồ nông chân hồng, Chim Bồ nông chân hồng, Chim Lềnh đềnh chân hồng, Lềnh đềnh chân hồng
Xhosa: Ingcwanguba
Chinese: [bai tihu], 白鵜鶘 , 白鹈鹕
Chinese (Traditional): 白鵜鶘
Zulu: iFuba

 

         

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