Pink-backed Pelican
Pelecanus rufescens
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The pink-backed pelican is smaller than the great white pelican and has an overall greyish appearance. The upper bird was at Shambarai Swamp 9-18). The bird in flight was also at Shambarai Swamp (2-14). The right lower juvenile was in Katavi NP (11-13) and the left lower adult, Lake Manyara (1-16); click it to see 11 enlargements.
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Last Update this page: 3-21-19