large; white plumage; yellow gular pouch (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

Great White Pelican
Pelecanus onocrotalus

Native Range: Eurasia and Africa

Notes: a large white pelican native to Eurasia and eastern Africa; inhabits lakes and estuaries; nests colonially on the ground.

with Egyptian Geese and Sacred Ibis; note black on the wing (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

an unmistakable species within its native range (South Africa; 2007-06-30)