Australian Pelican

The Australian Pelican, distinguished by its characteristic crest and spectacular bill, inhabits the wetlands of Australia. Its imposing appearance and graceful behavior make it a remarkable addition to the region’s avian diversity.

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Keyfacts about the Australian Pelican

1,75 m

Average Size

5,5 kg

Average Weight

33 days

Hatching duration



  • Name: Australian Pelican
  • Latin name: Pelecanus conspicillatus
  • Origin: Australia, New Guinea, Eastern Indonesia, New Zealand
  • IUCN status: Least concerned
  • Cites: —

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