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Brown Pelican [occidentalis]

Pelecanus occidentalis [occidentalis] (= Pelecanus occidentalis occidentalis) Linnaeus, 1766




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Classification
Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Pelecanidae
Genus:
   Pelecanus
Scientific:
  Pelecanus occidentalis occidentalis


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1766

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.215

Protonym:
  Pelecanus occidentalis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42946411


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  BFC4BAA93CACABDE

Avibase ID:
  avibase-BFC4BAA9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BFC4BAA9


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 174686

Geographic range:

  • Pelecanus occidentalis occidentalis: West Indies and Caribbean to islands off Venezuela
  • Pelecanus occidentalis murphyi: breeds on the Pacific coast of northwestern South America (Colombia and Ecuador); disperses south to northern Chile
  • Pelecanus occidentalis urinator: Galapagos Islands
  • Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis: breeds coastally in eastern United States (Maryland south to Florida and Texas), eastern Mexico, Belize, and Honduras; and on Pacific coasts of Honduras, Costa Rica, and Panama. Disperses north on Atlantic coast and south to eastern Brazil; and on Pacific coast, north to southern Mexico and south to Peru
English:
Brown Pelican [occidentalis]
French:
Pélican brun [occidentalis]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus fuscus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus fuscus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus fuscus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus fuscus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus fuscus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus fuscus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus fuscus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus fuscus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus fuscus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus fuscus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus fuscus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus occidentalis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus occidentalis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus occidentalis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus occidentalis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus occidentalis)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus occidentalis)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus occidentalis)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus occidentalis)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus occidentalis)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus occidentalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Brown Pelican [occidentalis] ( Pelecanus occidentalis [occidentalis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Brown Pelican [nominate group] ( Pelecanus occidentalis [occidentalis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Brown Pelican [nominate group] ( Pelecanus occidentalis [occidentalis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Brown Pelican [nominate group] ( Pelecanus occidentalis [occidentalis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Brown Pelican [nominate group] ( Pelecanus occidentalis [occidentalis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Brown Pelican [nominate group] ( Pelecanus occidentalis [occidentalis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Brown Pelican [nominate] ( Pelecanus occidentalis [occidentalis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Brown Pelican [nominate] ( Pelecanus occidentalis [occidentalis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Brown Pelican [nominate] ( Pelecanus occidentalis [occidentalis])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Pelecanus occidentalis

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Czech: pelikán hnědý
Danish: Brun Pelikan
German: Braunpelikan
English: Brown Pelican, Brown Pelican (nominate group), Brown Pelican [nominate group], Brown Pelican [nominate], Brown Pelican [occidentalis]
Esperanto: Bruna pelikano
Spanish: Pelícano Alcatraz, Pelícano pardo
Spanish (Chile): Pelícano pardo
Spanish (Costa Rica): Pelicano pardo
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Pélican, Pelícano
Spanish (Honduras): Flamenco
Spanish (Mexico): pelícano pardo
Estonian: pruunpelikan
Finnish: ruskopelikaani
French: Pélican brun, Pélican brun [occidentalis]
Guadeloupean Creole French: Grand gosier
Haitian Creole French: Gangozye
Hebrew: שקנאים
Italian: Pellicano bruno
Japanese (romaji): kasshokuperikan
Japanese: カッショクペリカン
Scientific: Pelecanus fuscus, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis [occidentalis], Pelecanus occidentalis occidentalis
Lithuanian: Rudasis pelikanas
Dutch: Bruine Pelikaan
Norwegian: Brunpelikan
Polish: pelikan brunatny
Portuguese: pelicano-pardo
Portuguese (Brazil): pelicano-pardo
Russian: Бурый пеликан
Slovak: Pelikán hnedý
Swedish: Brun pelikan
Chinese: 褐鹈鹕

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