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Spot-billed Pelican: The Flying Beauty

Spot-billed Pelican at Khao Kheow Zoo

Spot-billed Pelican: Comparatively small pelican, however a large bird and is mostly white, with a grey crest, hindneck and with beautiful brownish tail. It catches fish in its big bill pouch, while swimming at the surface. Spot-billed Pelican are colonial breeder, often breeds along with other water-birds with nests on low trees near wetlands. These species were earlier used by fishermen in the parts of Bengal as decoys for a particular fish. They are also known as Grey Pelican (Pelecanus Philippensis). Distribution: Pelicans Read more [...]