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White Pelican

Dutch: Roze Pelikaan
German: Rosapelikan
Spanish: Pelícano Común
French: Pélican blanc
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Pelecanidae
Genus: Pelecanus
Species: Pelecanus onocrotalus


50 mm
White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus) skull, side view
White Pelican skull
White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus) skull, top view
White Pelican skull, top view
White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus) skull, bottom view
White Pelican skull, bottom view

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

adult female

Length: 400 mm
Length cranium: 80 mm
Width (cranium): 56 mm
Height (cranium): 44 mm
Length bill: 320 mm
Skull ratio: (Length / Length bill) 1.25

Extra image:

adult male, l: 510 mm

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