Very large. White with grey brown flight feathers and brown legs. Pale fleshy yellow bill with a row dark spots.

 Very large. White with grey brown flight feathers and brown legs. Has a pale fleshy bill with a row of dark spots.
Very large. White with grey brown flight feathers and brown legs. Pale fleshy yellow bill with a row dark spots.
Species: Spot-billed Pelican   Pelecanus philippensis
Author: asiri gauthamadasa
Date: 
Friday, January 22, 2016
Added to IBC: 30 Jan 2016 - 08:25
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Usually in large flocks. Soar high on thermals.

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asiri gauthamadasa, IBC1109644. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1109644.

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asiri gauthamadasa, IBC1109644. Photo of Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis at Colombo Zoo, Sri Lanka. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1109644.

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