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Pelecanus rufescens   Gmelin, 1789

pink-backed pelican
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Pelecanidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Others.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Indian Ocean, Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 132 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 6.2 kg (Ref. 356)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 125 to 132 cm; Wingspan: 265 to 290 cm (Ref. 8812). Surface seizing; coastal (Ref. 356).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

Short description Morphology

Culmen: 3.30 cm; tarsus: 9.25 cm; wing: 5.95 cm.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (79 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown