Dalmatian Pelican
Pelecanus crispus
(L 63-72" WS 9'6"-11'4"
Wt 16-33.1 lb)
Largest pelican...only male
bustards and swans may be
heavier.
Lake Kerkini
Greece
18May2015
IUCN WATCH
LIST STATUS IS
VULNERABLE
- has greatly declined.
- once were millions in
Romania alone.
- now extinct in
Croatia.
Pelicans exist now in pretty
much the same form as they
did 30 million years ago.
          (Debbie Blue)