Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis

Family: Pelecanidae (Pelicans)

Authority: Gmelin, 1789

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd; C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species has declined at a moderately rapid rate owing to a number of threats. For this reason the species is classified as Near Threatened.

Population size: 8700-12000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 8,850,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pelecanus philippensis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/spot-billed-pelican-pelecanus-philippensis on 28/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 28/11/2023.