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Peruvian Pelican
Pelecanus thagus Molina, 1782
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Pelecanidae
Genus:
  Pelecanus

Scientific:
  Pelecanus thagus

Citation:
  Molina, 1782

Reference:
  SaggioStoriaNat.Chile p.240

Protonym:
  Pelecanus Thagus

Avibase ID:
  13048FE0A396966D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/13048FE0

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174690


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Pelecanus thagus: Pacific coast of s Ecuador to s Chile
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Peruvian Pelican
Czech:
  pelikán chilský
German:
  Chilepelikan
Danish:
  Perupelikan
Spanish:
  Pelícano alcatraz
Finnish:
  perunpelikaani
French:
  Pélican thage
Italian:
  Pellicano del Perù
Japanese:
  peru-perikan
Japanese:
  ペルーペリカン
Dutch:
  Peruaanse Pelikaan
Norwegian:
  Humboldtpelikan
Polish:
  pelikan chilijski
Portuguese:
  Pelicano-peruano
Russian:
  Перуанский пеликан
Slovak:
  pelikán bledohlavý
Swedish:
  perupelikan
Chinese:
  秘鲁鹈鹕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pélican thage ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pélican thage ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Pelecanus occidentalis thagus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Pelecanus occidentalis thagus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Pelecanus occidentalis thagus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Pelecanus occidentalis thagus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Pelecanus occidentalis thagus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Pelecanus occidentalis thagus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Pelecanus occidentalis thagus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Pelecanus occidentalis thagus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Pelecanus occidentalis thagus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Pelecanus occidentalis thagus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Pelecanus occidentalis thagus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Pelecanus occidentalis thagus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Pelecanus occidentalis thagus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Peruvian Pelican ( Pelecanus thagus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pelecanus occidentalis thagus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pelecanus thagus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Pelecanus [occidentalis or thagus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Pelicà del Perú
Czech: pelikán chilský
Danish: Perupelikan
German: Chilepelikan, Chile-Pelikan
English: Chilean Brown Pelican, Chilean Pelican, Peruvian Pelican
Spanish: Pelícano, Pelícano alcatraz, Pelícano Chileno, Pelícano de Humboldt, Pelícano Peruano
Spanish (Argentine): Pelícano pardo
Spanish (Chile): Pelícano, Pelícano de Humboldt
Spanish (Spain): Pelícano Alcatraz
Spanish (Peru): Pelícano Peruano
Estonian: guaanopelikan (lõuna-pruunpelikan)
Finnish: perunpelikaani
French: Pélican brun du Chili, Pélican thage
Hebrew: שקנאים
Hungarian: déli gödény
Italian: Pellicano del Perù
Japanese: peruaperikan, peru-perikan
Japanese: ペルアペリカン, ペルーペリカン
Latin: Pelecanus occidentalis thagus, Pelecanus thagus
Lithuanian: Peruvinis pelikanas
Dutch: Chilipelikaan, Humboldtpelikaan, Peruaanse Pelikaan
Norwegian: Humboldtpelikan
Polish: pelikan chilijski
Portuguese: Pelicano-peruano
Russian: Перуанский пеликан
Slovak: pelikán bledohlavý
Serbian: Peruanski nesit
Swedish: Perupelikan
Turkish: Büyük Kahverengi Pelikan
Chinese: 秘鲁鹈鹕
Chinese (Traditional): 秘魯鵜鶘

 

         

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