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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Lining up for lunch

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Location: Velddrif
Observed: 21st July 2016
Added: 22nd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Pinkback Pelican

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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 10th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Pelikaan

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Location: Walvisbaai hawe
Observed: 16th December 2015
Added: 18th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Inhaca Mangroves

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By: Machangulo Beac...
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Inhaca Mangroves
Observed: 12th December 2015
Added: 31st May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:3
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By Jessica Toms

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Mangrove birds

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By: Machangulo Beac...
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Inhaca Mangroves
Observed: 2nd December 2015
Added: 31st May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:4
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By Jessica Toms

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Great White Pelican (Rietvlei TB)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Rietvlei Wetland - Table Bay Nature Reserve
Observed: 27th May 2016
Added: 28th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Pelecanus onocrotalus

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By: Mikhaila Gordon
Crew (Cape Peninsula)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Kenilworth Racecourse Conservation Area
Observed: 18th April 2016
Added: 19th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Pelican

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By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: Strandfontein settling ponds
Observed: 9th March 2016
Added: 16th March 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Roosting with a view

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Location: St Lucia
Observed: 2nd March 2016
Added: 5th March 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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In Norfolk Pines in town.

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15 Pellies visiting TC's Mpambanyoni River!

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By: Bushboy
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Location: TC Robertson Nature Reserve
Observed: 2nd February 2016
Added: 16th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Cellphone snap kind courtesy of Anne.

Great excitement and frustration as the flotilla was spotted briefly in the late afternoon and has subsequently disappeared. Our local weekly paper has published an appeal for any better quality pictures, thus far with no result.

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Pelikan

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Location: West Coast NP
Observed: 28th November 2015
Added: 30th January 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
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Pelican travelling with the tidal current

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Bokkom Ave, Velddrif
Observed: 8th January 2016
Added: 21st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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photographed from the end of a pier. Was being carried upriver by the tidal current

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Pelican Hunting

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: From River Time. Berg River
Observed: 7th January 2016
Added: 20th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Trawling for fish

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Pelican pair

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: From River Time. Berg River
Observed: 6th January 2016
Added: 19th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Pelican Trio

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Farmlands outside Durbanville
Observed: 3rd December 2015
Added: 19th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:6
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A rare sight for me

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White pelicans

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Nsumu Pan, Mkhuze Game Reserve
Observed: 7th December 2015
Added: 15th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Pinkbacked pelican

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Nsumu Pan, Mkhuze Game Reserve
Observed: 7th December 2015
Added: 15th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Pelicans, sharks, mehlemamba tower and a sunset

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By: Robert Taylor
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Old Jetty, Catalina bay
Observed: 22nd November 2015
Added: 27th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Great White Pelicans

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Location: Nsumo Pan, Mkuze Game Reserve
Observed: 31st October 2015
Added: 17th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Pelican

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Location: Durban Botanic Gardens
Observed: 19th August 2015
Added: 3rd November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Pelicam portraits

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Location: Velddrif
Observed: 14th September 2015
Added: 27th September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:2
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Beach Belly

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Port Nolloth to Sendlingsdrift
Observed: 1st April 2011
Added: 12th August 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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Pelicans

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By: Wynand Uys
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Location: Nata Bird Sanctuary, Sua Pan, Botswana
Observed: 23rd May 2015
Added: 29th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:1
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White Pelicans

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Orange River Mouth
Observed: 17th September 2011
Added: 16th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Pelican

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By: Luc
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Kenilworth Race Course
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Location: Ndumo Game Reserve
Observed: 7th April 2015
Added: 10th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Pelicantics

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By: Stuart ShearerStuart Shearer’s reputation in BirdsStuart Shearer’s reputation in BirdsStuart Shearer’s reputation in BirdsStuart Shearer’s reputation in Birds
Location: Velddrif
Observed: 1st June 2015
Added: 10th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:1
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Flock o birds

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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: from Middagberg summit Agtertafelberg to Middagberg traverse Franschhoek Valley
Observed: 28th December 2014
Added: 30th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Great White Pelicans

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Location: RCB 2
Observed: 29th March 2015
Added: 29th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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pelicans

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By: mary hunter
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: durban north
Observed: 24th July 2010
Added: 6th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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pelican

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By: mary hunter
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: velddrift
Observed: 9th September 2014
Added: 20th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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