Observations in the Genus: Pelecanus

Common Name: Pelicans or Pelikane

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Belly-can

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By: _vynbos
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Strandfontein Sewerage Works
Observed: 16th November 2014
Added: 16th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:7
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Pink-backed Pelican

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Location: Chanel from Imfolozi River
Observed: 5th February 2013
Added: 1st November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Great white pelican

Great White pelican
By: Caroline Fox
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife
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Location: P237, North Uthungulu
Observed: 31st January 2013
Added: 2nd October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Observed at the closed St Lucia mouth

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Pink-backed Pelican

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Location: 41, St Thomas Rd
Observed: 16th February 2014
Added: 24th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Seen in Durban Botanical Gardens

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Pelican

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By: dawie jacobsdawie jacobs’s reputation in Birds
Location: D2301, National West Coast Tourist Recreational Area
Observed: 16th April 2014
Added: 19th August 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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White pelicans in thermal

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By: Ricky TaylorRicky Taylor’s reputation in BirdsRicky Taylor’s reputation in Birds
Location: False Bay, St Lucia
Observed: 17th July 2014
Added: 19th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

A flock of about 400 circling in a thermal

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Pelicans

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Location: St Lucia Estuary
Observed: 7th June 2014
Added: 8th June 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus)

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By: Survivor Woman
Location: Waterfront, Walvis Bay, Namibia
Observed: 19th May 2014
Added: 6th June 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:5
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Great White Pelican

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Location: Hells Gate
Observed: 8th August 2009
Added: 21st May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Pelican

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Location: Higgens Rd, Alexander Bay
Observed: 29th March 2014
Added: 28th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Huge flocks of Pelicans

Huge flocks of Pelicans
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: N7 by exit 22 De Noon
Observed: 28th March 2014
Added: 17th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Two flocks each of over 100 birds each and 2 smaller (ca 20 birds).

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Pelican

Pelican
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Berg River Estuary Laaiplek
Observed: 22nd March 2014
Added: 11th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Pink-backed Pelican

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By: errol.douwes
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Backpackers ClubWildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
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Location: D540 Rd, St Lucia Park
Observed: 30th March 2014
Added: 1st April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Pinkish back and pinkish-yellow bill

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Great White Pelican

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Location: RONDEVLEI RESERVE
Observed: 30th March 2014
Added: 30th March 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Pelecanus rufescens

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Location: Ndumo Game Reserve
Observed: 20th May 2012
Added: 2nd January 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Pelecanus onocrotalus

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Location: Verlorenvlei
Observed: 19th November 2013
Added: 26th November 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Pelicans

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Location: WCNP, Abrahamskraal WH
Observed: 18th October 2013
Added: 29th October 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Pelicans

Pelican
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Location: Renosterveld Reserve Darling
Observed: 25th September 2013
Added: 27th September 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Pink-backed Pelican

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Location: Ndumo NP
Observed: 26th June 2010
Added: 12th June 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Pink-backed Pelican Ndumo

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Location: Ndumu, Mkuze
Observed: 25th June 2010
Added: 12th June 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Great White Pelican Rondevlei

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Location: Rondevlei Bird Sanctuary
Observed: 26th April 2010
Added: 12th June 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Great White Pelican

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By: ErikErik’s reputation in BirdsErik’s reputation in BirdsErik’s reputation in Birds
Location: Strandfontein Sewage Plant
Observed: 18th February 2012
Added: 12th June 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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pelican nest... perhaps

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By: forcioli
Mountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: Jutten Island, West Coast NP
Observed: 4th December 2012
Added: 28th May 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Preening Pelican

Pelecanus onocrotalus
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Strandfontein
Observed: 1st May 2013
Added: 5th May 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Birds

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By: Johan Potgieter
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Waterkant St, Velddrif
Observed: 15th March 2013
Added: 31st March 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Pelican

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Berg River Estuary, Velddrif
Observed: 25th February 2011
Added: 28th February 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Great White Pelicans

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By: Dagmar Gleiss
Mountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: Malgas Island, West Coast National Park
Observed: 23rd October 2012
Added: 22nd January 2013
Identifications:2
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

Those pelicans are chased from the gannet breeding colony, as they have changed from feeding on freshwater fish to gobbling up gannet eggs and chicks.

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Eastern White Pelican - uMkhuze Game Reserve

Pelican - uMkhuze Game Reserve
By: Paul Saaijman
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife Honorary Officers (Ithala)
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Location: P563, St Lucia Park
Observed: 1st December 2012
Added: 5th December 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Great White Pelicans

Great White Pelicans
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Location: Kingfisher St, St Lucia
Observed: 4th November 2012
Added: 16th November 2012
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:2
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Great White Pelican

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Walvis Bay lagoon
Observed: 25th September 2009
Added: 14th September 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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