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A wonderful bird is the Pelican,
His beak can hold more then his bellycan.

The average capacity of a Pelican’s pouch is 11.4lts (12 quarts US).

There are 7 species of Pelicans, all of which are similar in shape, all are predominantly white in colour with one exception.

The Australian Pelican (Pelecanus Conspicillatus) is commonly found along the coastline and is the largest Pelican in the world. It is found throughout Australia, Papua New Guinea and western Indonesia, with occasional reports in New Zealand and various western Pacific islands.

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They live between ten and 25 years.

Males are larger than females. The stand out feature is the elongated bill with its massive throat pouch. The bill is 40–50cm (15.74–19.68in) long. Pelicans weigh 4.0–6.8kg (8.81–14.99lb ) and are 1.6–1.8m (5.24–5.90ft) long. They have large wings and a wingspan of 2.3–2.5m (7.54–8.20ft). They have an extremely light skeleton, weighing less than 10% of their total body weight.

Pelicans belong to the Order Pelecaniformes they only group of birds to have webbing between all four toes. They also include tropicbirds, boobies, darters, gannets, cormorants and frigatebirds. Pelecaniformes have six families and about 65 species.

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