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Brown Pelican (californicus)

Pelecanus occidentalis californicus Ridgway, R 1884




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


Original description

Citation:
  Ridgway, R 1884

Reference:
   Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool. 13 p.132,143

Protonym:
  Pelecanus (fuscus?) californicus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4331363


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  FCE3CAE85838DD76

Avibase ID:
  avibase-FCE3CAE8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FCE3CAE8


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 174688

Geographic range:

  • Pelecanus occidentalis californicus: breeds from southern California (Channel Islands) south locally to northwestern Mexico (south to Sinaloa); disperses north and south along the coast
English:
Brown Pelican (californicus)
Czech:
pelikán hnědý (ssp. californicus)
German:
Braunpelikan (californicus)
Spanish:
Pelícano Pardo (californicus)
Spanish (Spain):
Pelícano pardo (californicus)
Finnish:
ruskopelikaani (californicus)
French:
Pélican brun (californicus)
Icelandic:
Brúnkani (californicus)
Japanese (romaji):
kasshokuperikan (californicus)
Japanese:
カッショクペリカン(californicus)
Dutch:
Bruine Pelikaan (Californisch)
Norwegian:
brunpelikan (californicus)
Polish:
pelikan brunatny (californicus)
Portuguese (Brazil):
pelicano (californicus)
Portuguese (Portugal):
pelicano-pardo (californicus)
Russian:
Бурый пеликан (californicus)
Slovak:
pelikán kalifornský (skup.)
Serbian:
Američki smeđi nesit (californicus)
Swedish:
brun pelikan (californicus)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
California Brown Pelican ( Pelecanus californicus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Brown Pelican (californicus) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Brown Pelican (californicus) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
Brown Pelican (California) ( Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 14.1:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.03:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies (candidate for split)

This taxon is a subspecies of Pelecanus occidentalis

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Bulgarian: Кафяв пеликан (ssp. californicus)
Czech: pelikán hnědý (ssp. californicus)
German: Braunpelikan (californicus)
English: Brown Pelican (California), Brown Pelican (californicus), California Brown Pelican
English, HBW: Brown Pelican (California)
English (IOC): Brown Pelican (California)
English (United States): Brown Pelican (California)
Spanish: Pelícano Café (californicus), Pelícano Pardo (californicus)
Spanish (Chile): Pelícano pardo (californicus)
Spanish (Costa Rica): Pelícano Pardo (californicus)
Spanish (Cuba): Pelícano pardo (californicus)
Spanish (Ecuador): Pelícano Pardo (californicus)
Spanish (Spain): Pelícano Pardo (californicus)
Spanish (HBW): Brown Pelican (California)
Spanish (Mexico): Pelícano Café (californicus)
Spanish (Panama): Pelícano Pardo (californicus)
Spanish (Peru): Pelícano Pardo (californicus)
Finnish: ruskopelikaani (californicus)
French: Pélican brun (californicus), Pélican brun (Californie), Pélican brun (forme de Californie)
Icelandic: Brúnkani (californicus)
Japanese (romaji): kasshokuperikan (californicus)
Japanese: カッショクペリカン (californicus), カッショクペリカン(californicus)
Scientific: Pelecanus californicus, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Dutch: Bruine Pelikaan (Californisch)
Norwegian: brunpelikan (californicus)
Polish: pelikan brunatny (californicus)
Portuguese (Brazil): pelicano (californicus)
Portuguese (Portugal): pelicano-pardo (californicus)
Russian: Бурый пеликан (californicus)
Slovak: pelikán kalifornský, pelikán kalifornský (skup.)
Serbian: Američki smeđi nesit (californicus)
Swedish: brun pelikan (californicus)
Turkish: Kahverengi Pelikan (californicus)

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