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 three birds were at Shambarai swamp. 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: 10-26-21