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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Subcutaneous xanthomatosis in a great white pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus).
This particular species of pelican, Pelecanus onocrotalus, rarely passes through Cyprus, as large flocks avoid crossing large marine areas and usually move in the Eastern Mediterranean region to Africa via the Middle East.