Other birds

Morphology

Classification

Classe
Birds
Family
Other birds
Pelecanus onocrotalus
 

diet

Pelicans catch fish in the pouch of their large bill when their prey is swimming on the surface.
 

habitat - distribution

They frequent marshes and shallow lakes.
The population has greatly decreased due to their habitats being destroyed.

The white pelican is present in southeast Europe up to the Indian continent.
In Africa, it is notably found in Botswana, Namibia and South Africa.
It spends winter in West Africa.