Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis


Anon. 2012. Spot-billed Pelican. Hornbill 2012(July-Sept): 46.

BirdLife International. 2001. Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

Chandrasekhar, A. 2009. Of Pelicans and power plants. Mistnet 10(1): 7-9.

Choudhury, A. 2000. The birds of Assam. Gibbon Books and WWF-India, Guwahati, India.

Gokula, V. 2011. Status and distribution of population and potential breeding and foraging sites of Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis in Tamil Nadu, India. J. Sci. Trans. Environ. Technov. 5(2): 59-69.

Hisahiro, T.; Mikio, T.; Takashi, S. 2010. A record of a juvenile Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis on Amami-Oshima Island, Kagoshima Prefecture. Japanese Journal of Ornithology 59(1): 65-68.

Kannan, V.; Manakadan, R. 2005. The status and distribution of Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis in southern India. Forktail 21: 9-14.

Subramanya, S. 2006. Pelicans bounce back. World Birdwatch 28: 4.

Taher, H. 2007. The Spot-billed Pelicans Pelecanus philippensis of Uppalapadu (Guntur district, Andra Pradesh, India). Indian Birds 3(1): 13-16.

Talukdar, B. K. 1996. Status and conservation of Spotbilled Pelican in Assam. Animal Ecology & Wildlife Biology Lab., Department of Zoology, Gauhati University.

Visal, S. and Mahood, S. 2015. Wildlife monitoring at Prek Toal Ramsar site, Tonle Sap Great Lake 2013 and 2014. Wildlife Conservation Society, Cambodia Program, Phnom Penh.

Weerakoon, K.; Athukorala, H. undated. Conservation of Spot-billed Pelican in North Central and Central provinces of Sri Lanka.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Pelican Specialist Group

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

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BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Pelecanus philippensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2020.