Australian Darter
Female, Drying Out
Murray Mallee Region
Australian Pelican
Underwing
 
    
Australian Pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Chordate (Chordata) - Bird (Aves)
Order: Pelican (Pelecaniformes)
Family: Pelican (Pelecanidae)
Species: Australian Pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus)
This Photo:     Adult with Juvenile

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee Region
Huge beak to swallow fish whole. White, yellow eye-ring, blue legs & feet, black wings. Big water bird.

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 25-Oct-2011
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)