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  • Australian Pelican

  • Pelecanus conspicillatus
  • The Australian Pelican is a large black and white bird with elongated bill with a massive pink throat pouch. Its bill is 40 cm - 50 cm long and is larger in males than females. Pelicans have large wings and a wingspan of 2.3 m - 2.5 m. May be seen soaring at great heights.
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=382
  • Song link
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  • Australian Pelican

  • The Australian Pelican is a large black and white bird with elongated bill with a massive pink throat pouch. Its bill is 40 cm - 50 cm long and is larger in males than females. Pelicans have large wings and a wingspan of 2.3 m - 2.5 m. May be seen soaring at great heights.
  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Pelecanus conspicillatus
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 106
  • Size
  • 160-180cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=382
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/australian-pelican