Taxon profile


Peruvian Pelican
Pelecanus thagus Molina, 1782

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

Scientific synonyms

Pelecanus occidentalis thagus Molina, 1782

Other names

= Chilean Pelican

IUCN category:Near Threatened


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Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [3816]

Bird Life [] [as Pelecanus thagus Molina, 1782]
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 [], American Ornithologists' Union [as Pelecanus thagus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [] [as Pelecanus thagus Molina, 1782]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Pelecanus thagus Molina, 1782]
incl. in Pelecanus occidentalis
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Pelecanus thagus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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