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Brown Pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus, 1766

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Pelecaniformes »  family Pelecanidae - pelicans

IUCN category:Least Concern
Temporal range:Pleistocene - recent

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Pelecanus occidentalis californicus Ridgway, 1884 - California Brown Pelican
subspecies Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis Gmelin, 1789 - Eastern Brown Pelican

Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis - Eastern Brown Pelican

subspecies Pelecanus occidentalis murphyi Wetmore, 1945 - Pacific Brown Pelican
subspecies Pelecanus occidentalis occidentalis Linnaeus, 1766 - Caribbean Brown Pelican

Pelecanus occidentalis occidentalis - Caribbean Brown Pelican

subspecies Pelecanus occidentalis urinator Wetmore, 1945 - Galapagos Brown Pelican

Pelecanus occidentalis urinator - Galapagos Brown Pelican


Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Pelecanus occidentalis]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 5.1 [32208]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Pelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBa...], American Ornithologists' Union [as Pelecanus occidentalis]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Pelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [22733989]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Pelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Pelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus, 1766]
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Pelecanus occidentalis]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementsche...], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Pelecanus occidentalis]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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