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Brown Pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus, 1766

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

Least Concern LC
Temporal range:Quaternary > Pleistocene – recent
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Images

Pelecanus occidentalis - Brown Pelican

Author: Stolz, Gary M.

Pelecanus occidentalis - Brown Pelican

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Pelecanus occidentalis - Brown Pelican

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis - Eastern Brown Pelican

Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis - Eastern Brown Pelican

Author: Simon Rerucha

Pelecanus occidentalis - Brown Pelican

Author: Stolz, Gary M.

Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis - Eastern Brown Pelican

Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis - Eastern Brown Pelican

Author: Jan Ševčík

juvenile animal

Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis - Brown Pelican

Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis - Brown Pelican

Author: Jongleur100

nest

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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

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

Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis

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

Pelecanus occidentalis occidentalis

subspecies Pelecanus occidentalis urinator Wetmore, 1945 - Galapagos Brown Pelican

Pelecanus occidentalis urinator


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 3 [22733989]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Pelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22733989]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Pelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Pelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
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 del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Pelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
DE Zootier-Lexikon [2721:braunpelikan-pelecanus-occidentalis]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 2 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Pelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus, 1766]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Pelecanus occidentalis]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Pelecanus occidentalis]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009

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