Sākums Animals Eastern White Pelican

Eastern White Pelican

Eastern White Pelican occurs in southern Europe, Asia and Africa. The population trend is unknown. The major threats are habitat destruction and poaching.


■ Listed in Appendix I of Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS, or Bonn Convention) as a threatened migratory species.
■ Listed in Appendix II of the Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats as a strictly protected fauna species.
■ Listed in Annex I of EU Council Directive 2009/147/EC on the Conservation of wild birds (the Birds Directive).


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Aves – birds
■ Order Pelecaniformes – pelicans and relatives
■ Family Pelecanidae – pelicans
■ Species Pelecanus onocrotalus – Eastern White Pelican

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