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 American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)




American White Pelican | Pelecanus erythrorhynchos photo
American White Pelican, Stafford Lake Park, Brooks, Alberta

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

American White Pelican | Pelecanus erythrorhynchos photo
American White Pelican, Stafford Lake Park, Brooks, Alberta

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Pelecaniformes
Family:Pelecanidae
Genus:Pelecanus
Species:erythrorhynchos
Common Name:American White Pelican


Relatives in same Genus
  Brown Pelican (P. occidentalis)