Pelecanus onocrotalus

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Related to Pelecanus onocrotalus: Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
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Noun1.Pelecanus onocrotalus - similar to American white pelicanPelecanus onocrotalus - similar to American white pelican  
pelican - large long-winged warm-water seabird having a large bill with a distensible pouch for fish
genus Pelecanus, Pelecanus - type genus of the Pelecanidae
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Protected by being buried in fine-grained limestone, it includes most beak bones, plus parts of the skull and neck, and strongly resembles the modern great white pelican, Pelecanus onocrotalus.