Pelicans

WHS where pelicans live in the wild. Sites with only rare sightings are excluded.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park Brown
Belize Barrier Reef Brown Pelicans
Cocos Island Brown
Coiba National Park Brown
Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands The Dalmatian Pelican is a migratory bird in the area. (Nomination file, p. 54)
Danube Delta White Pelican, Dalmatian Pelican (AB ev)
Darien National Park Brown
Desembarco del Granma National Park Brown
Djoudj "It forms a living but fragile sanctuary for some 1.5 million birds, such as the white pelican" (Official desciption)
Dong Phayayen "the complex plays an important role for the conservation of migratory species, including the endangered Spot-billed Pelican" (Official desciption)
Everglades Brown Pelicans
Galapagos Islands On Fernandina Island
Grand Canyon Brown & American White
Guanacaste Brown
Gulf of California Brown Pelicans
Hawraman/Uramanat Dalmatian pelican (Nomination file, p. 35)
Kenya Lake System "It is (...) a major nesting and breeding ground for great white pelicans." (Official description)
Keoladeo National Park "Due to its strategic location in the middle of Central Asian migratory flyway and presence of water, large congregations of ducks, geese, coots, pelicans and waders arrive in the winter." (Official description)
Los Katios National Park Brown
Olympic National Park Brown
Redwood "The marine and land life are equally remarkable, in particular the sea lions, the bald eagle and the endangered California brown pelican." (Official description)
Saryarka "It features wetlands of outstanding importance for migratory water birds, including globally threatened species, among them the extremely rare Siberian white crane, the Dalmatian pelican, Pallas's fish eagle, to name but a few." (Official description)
Sian Ka'an Brown & American White
Srebarna Nature Reserve "Among the most interesting bird species are the Dalmatian pelican, great egret, night heron, purple heron, glossy ibis and white spoonbill." (Official description)
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino American White
Wood Buffalo National Park American White
Yellowstone Nesting American pelicans
iSimangaliso Wetland Park "the huge numbers of waterfowl and large breeding colonies of pelicans, storks, herons and terns are impressive and add life to the wild natural landscape of the area." (Official description)

Suggestions?

Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Pelicans?

Send it to me!

A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source