Peruvian Pelican Pelecanus thagus


del Hoyo, J.; Elliot, A.; Sargatal, J. 1992. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 1: Ostrich to Ducks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Duffy, D. C. 1983. Environmental uncertainty and commercial fishing: effects on Peruvian guano birds. Biological Conservation 26: 227-238.

Figuero, J., and Stucchi, M. 2012. Isla Foca (Perú): registros de reproducción más septentrionales del pelícano (Pelecanus thagus) y del pilpilén negro (Haematopus ater). Boletín Chileno de Ornitología 18(1-2): 35-43.

Jahncke, J., Checkley, D.M. and Hunt, G.L. 2004. Trends in carbon flux to seabirds in the Peruvian upwelling system: effects of wind and fisheries on population regulation. Fisheries oceanography 13(3): 208-223.

Jahncke, J.; Goya, E.; Guillen, A. 2001. Seabird by-catch in small-scale longline fisheries in northern Peru. Waterbirds 24: 137-141.

Jeyasingham, W. S., Taylor, S. A., Zavalaga, C. B., Simeone, A. and Friesen, V. L. Specialization to cold‐water upwellings may facilitate gene flow in seabirds: new evidence from the Peruvian pelican Pelecanus thagus (Pelecaniformes: Pelecanidae).. 2013. Journal of Avian Biology 44: 297-304.

Murphy, R. C. 1925. Bird islands of Peru. G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York.

Tovar, H.; Guillén, V. 1987. Reproduction and population levels of Peruvian Guano Birds, 1980 to 1986. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans banner 92(C13): 14445-14448.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Pelican Specialist Group

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pelecanus thagus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/03/2023.