Pélican frisé ailes déployées - SSilhol - Zoo des Sables2

DALMATIAN PELICAN

Pelecanus crispus

It can stock fish and transport materials for building its nest in his pouch.

WEIGHT : 10 to 13 kg
It’s the biggest pelican out of 7 species.

FOOD : Fish

THREATS : Environment drying out, poaching (beak and fishermen competition), reduction of food (overfishing), pollution.

RED LIST : Vulnerable

ECO-GESTURE : Batteries are dangerous waste. Buy affordable rechargeable batteries.

 

MORE INFO :

Family : Pelecanidae
Egg-laying : 2 eggs
Habits : gregarious
Incubation : 30 to 32 days
Longevity : 30 years

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