Pelicans (Pelecanidae)

Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) - HBW 1, p. 310

French: Pélican frisé German: Krauskopfpelikan Spanish: Pelícano Ceñudo

Taxonomy: Pelecanus crispus Bruch, 1832, Dalmatia.
Has been considered subspecies of P. philippensis, but quite distinct in morphology and nesting habits. Monotypic.

Distribution: Breeds Yugoslavia to China, c. 30° 50° N; winters Greece to China, typically in Balkans, S Caspian Sea, floodplains of Indus and Ganges.

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