American White Pelican

Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Order

PELECANIFORMES

Family

Pelicans (Pelecanidae)

Code 4

AWPE

Code 6

PELERY

ITIS

HEAD

American White Pelican Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Specialized
  • Eye Color: White in hatchlings, becoming hazel to bluish gray in adults.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Crested or plumed
  • Crown Color: White with pale yellow crest.
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: White
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

American White Pelican Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 152-160 cm (60-63 in)
  • Weight: 6983 g (246.4 oz)
  • Size: Very Large (32 - 72 in)
  • Color Primary: White
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: White
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

American White Pelican Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong, slow deep wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 244-279 cm (96-110 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings, Very-Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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