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Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus)
Subject: Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus)
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Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus)

Title Head of a pelican, with a detail showing the foot. Iconographic Collections
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The Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus) is the most massive member of the pelican family (Pelecanidae), and perhaps the world's largest freshwater bird. Dalmatian pelicans are elegant soaring birds, and their flocks fly in graceful synchrony. Pelecanus crispus is a short to medium distance migrant between breeding and overwintering areas.

Scientific Name: Pelecanus crispus Bruch, 1832
Common Names:
English – Dalmatian Pelican
Spanish – Pelícano Ceñudo, Pelícano Rizado
Breeds in SE Europe (Serbia and Montenegro S to Greece, E to S Ukraine and S Russia) and E in Asia to Kazakhstan and W Mongolia, and also, in S, in W & NE Turkey, Azerbaijan, Iran and W China (Xinjiang).

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