A group of juveniles at a rookery.

A group of juveniles at a rookery.
Species: Australian Pelican   Pelecanus conspicillatus
Author: Nick Talbot
Monday, December 13, 2010
Added to IBC: 20 Dec 2010 - 11:16
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Altitude (m): 
1 meter


The young birds formed a group for protection while the adults were away.

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Nick Talbot, IBC972287. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/972287.

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Nick Talbot, IBC972287. Photo of Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus at Mud Islands, Australia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/972287.

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