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Class Aves
Order Pelecaniformes
Family Pelecanidae

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Pelecanus sp.—PelicansRegional Pleistocene distribution of Pelecanus sp.

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Sangamon: Naval Fuel Reserve Quarry (Jefferson 1991a: ? gen.).

Literature. Jefferson 1991a.

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Pelecanus erythrorhynchus—White PelicanRegional Pleistocene distribution of Pelecanus erythrorhynchus

White Pelican with fish

Fig. 1. White Pelican with incoming lunch.

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?Late Irvingtonian/Rancholabrean: Emery Borrow Pit (Jefferson 1991a).

Irvingtonian/Rancholabrean: Manix Lake (Jefferson 1991a: aff.).

Rancholabrean: Channel St. between Gaffey St. and Harbor Freeway, San Pedro (Jefferson 1991a).

Mid Wisconsin: Térapa (Steadman and Mead 2010).

Literature. Jefferson 1991a; Steadman and Mead 2010.

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Pelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus 1766—Brown PelicanRegional Pleistocene distribution of Pelecanus occidentalis

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Wisconsin: Carpinteria (Guthrie 2009).

Mid/Late Wisconsin: San Miguel Island (Guthrie 1998).

Literature. Guthrie 1998; Guthrie 2009.

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Last Update: 12 Jun 2014