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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Beach Belly

Port N to Sendelingsdrift (74)
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
Description:

Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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Pelicans

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By: Wynand Uys
Kruger2Canyons
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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

Pelican
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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Location: Velddrif
Observed: 1st June 2015
Added: 10th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:1
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Flock o birds

Flock o birds
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
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Great White Pelicans

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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White Pelicans

White Pelicans
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Location: Fals Bay Nature Reserve, iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Observed: 1st February 2015
Added: 8th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Approx. 3000 birds with groups of approx. 300 taking off at a time. The birds ready to fly all got up together, taking off into the wind, circling and flying away. Great sighting! Pictures do not do justice to it.

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White Pelican

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Location: Walvis Bay, Namibia
Observed: 27th November 2014
Added: 5th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Belly-can

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By: vynbos
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSeaKeys
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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

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
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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
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Seen in Durban Botanical Gardens

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Pelican

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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 Taylor
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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
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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:3
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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