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Definition of the noun American White Pelican

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American White Pelican is the vernacular name of the Pelecanus erythrorhynchos, a species of Pelecanus.

  • geographic area: Caribbean, North America


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Google previewSan Diego County Water Authority Emergency Water Storage Project, San Diego County (1997)

Environmental Impact Statement

The American white pelican is a CDFG Species of Special Concern ...

Google previewA Field Guide to Birds of the Desert Southwest (1997)

by Barbara L. Davis

Habitat and Diet The American White Pelican is a rare to uncommon transient in areas of the Southwestern lowlands where large, shallow bodies of water contain ample fish, its main diet. It is a year-round visitor along the Colorado River and ...

Google previewUpper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, Comprehensive Conservation Plan, Alternative E, Modified Wildlife and Integrated Public Use (2006)

Environmental Impact Statement

The American White Pelican is a relatively new, but common, visitor to the Refuge in spring, summer and fall. The bird does not nest on the Refuge. The closest nesting colonies are in western Minnesota (Marsh Lake) and east-central ...

Google previewArlington and Garrows Bend Channels and Adjacent Area Restoration, Mobile County (2003)

Environmental Impact Statement

American white pelican: The American white pelican is a large, colonial bird that feeds in 26 shallow waters of oceans, lakes, and rivers. It is found along the Alabama coast in winter 27 and some birds may remain through the summer.

Google previewPocatello Field Office Resource Management Plan (2010)

Environmental Impact Statement

American White Pelican The American white pelican is a BLM type 2 sensitive species that is commonly found in association with the larger open reservoirs in the PFO area. There is no pelican nesting habitat found on public land in the PFO ...

Google previewBirds of Northeast Texas (2002)

by Matt White

pelicans: Family Pelecanidae American White Pelican Pelicanus erythrorhynchos The American White Pelican is a fairly common migrant and an uncommon to rare localized summer and winter resident on many of the larger lakes in ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

American white pelican. Bill shows horny growth that appears in breeding season (New York ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (A-Z Set) (2012)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

The best- known types are the North American white pelican and the European white pelican.

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (2008)

by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen

The American white pelican is found in the Everglades of Florida. It is the largest example of the group and has an average wingspan in excess of 3 m (10 feet). The survival of the genus was in doubt in the early 1970s, but it has recovered ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2005)

by R. W. McColl

The lake is also home to a large number of birds, including the endangered piping plover, American white pelican, and bald eagle. Lake Winnipeg marks the western edge of the East-Side Forest, which is a vast boreal wilderness and is ...

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