We’re going to Southwest Asia today to meet one nifty bird with one big beak! Grab your backpack and sunscreen and let’s head out on today’s adventure!

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dalmation pelican   Range/Habitat: Southeast Europe-South Asia/ coasts, wetlands, oceans

   Diet: Carnivore: fish

   Length/Weight: 5 ¼- 6ft/ 22 -29 lb

  Conservation Status: common



Fun Facts:

  • Dalmatian Pelicans are the largest pelican in Europe.
  • They have large broad wings.
  • Dalmatian pelicans eat about 2 ½ lbs of fish a day.
  • Dalmatian pelicans have large orange-red pouches.
  • They are known to hunt in groups. They force schools of fish into shallow waters so they are easier to catch.

Pelicans are one of our favorite birds! Those giant pouches are not only functional but make them look quite comical! They just make us smile! How about you?

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One thought on “FEATHERY FRIDAY # 65

  1. I like them too! But the birds that hang out with the cows are my favorite because they are making friends!

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