Brown Pelican - Pelecanus occidentalis

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Pelecanus occidentalis
Author Linnaeus, 1766
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 174685
Common Names Spanish: Pelícano pardo
English: Brown Pelican
French: Pélican brun
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Pelecaniformes
          Family: Pelecanidae
            Genus: Pelecanus
Taxonomic Children Subspecies: Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Subspecies: Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis
Subspecies: Pelecanus occidentalis murphyi
Subspecies: Pelecanus occidentalis occidentalis
Subspecies: Pelecanus occidentalis urinator
Synonyms (since 1950)

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ITIS TSN174685
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
    -
Status - Red List, IUCN
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)5,296
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets41
Year1946 - 2019
Latitude1.50 - 48.36
Longitude-124.54 - -54.00
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