Great White Pelican
Pelecanus onocrotalus
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The great white pelican is a large white bird with black flight feathers. They typically fish communally as shown in several of the enlargements. All of the above photos were taken at Lake Manyara, Lake Eyasi and Silale Swamp. The 4th row photo is courtesy of Chris Schmeling; the 8th row flight photo (Ngorongoro Crater, 10-15), Michael Oates; the 10th row (Lake Manyara, 11-16), Linda Bushman; and the breeding pair in the 12th row (Lake Manyara, 3-17), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The enlargements include juveniles and immatures. Click the photo above to see 29 enlargements.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-19 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Colin Beale, Louis A. Hansen, Henrik Kisbye, Karine Van der Vurst
Chris Schmeling, Michael Oates, Linda Bushman

Last Update this page: 3-21-19