Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus in the Fish River Canyon, Namibia

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  • MN Bester
  • AC Bosman
  • LP Snyman
  • M Wege
  • D van der Merwe
  • M Postma

Abstract

One sighting of an adult Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus was recorded in the Fish River at approximately 27°45'17.52992''S, 17°35'26.1402''E, within the Fish River Canyon National Park, Namibia. The pelican was seen at 09:30 on the morning of 18 August 2010. It was settled on a large stagnant pool in the river approximately 27km directly north of the Ais-Ais Rest Camp, and upstream from the confluence with the Kanebis River.

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Published

2011-01-24

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Bester, M., Bosman, A., Snyman, L., Wege, M., van der Merwe, D., & Postma, M. (2011). Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus in the Fish River Canyon, Namibia. Biodiversity Observations, 1–2. Retrieved from https://journals.uct.ac.za/index.php/BO/article/view/114

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