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Lakescape-1K30 : Great White Pelican : flight : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari (Pelecanus onocrotalus)

With wingspan reaching
nearly 12 feet ...

... the awesome
Great Whites match
the best and the
biggest in the
business ... of
avian flight

( Wandering Albatross
etc. ... )

We are lucky to have
them as winter visitors
in the suitable
water-bodies in and
around Delhi ...

... though occasionally
some individuals
over-summer in the
some areas of
North India ...

... they are known to
breed in a small area
in Coastal Gujarat within
India ...

Watch the magic of those
lofty wings in this video-clip ...
__________

Great White Pelican

Pelecanus onocrotalus
Nazafgarh Wetland and Marshes
Delhi_Haryana Border
India
Habitat
Nazafgarh Wetland and Marshes
Location
Nazafgarh Wetland and Marshes, Delhi_Haryana Border, India
Date taken
10.01.2019
Scientific name
Pelecanus onocrotalus
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Another great video. Love the last panoramic part of the wetlands. Must be a wonderful place.
tfs
steve
 
wonderful video of this giant of the airs, with a splendid landing scene to conclude, awesome work, Renu and Alok, many tfs!!
 
Supporter
No wonder they have Great in front of their name with almost a 12 foot wingspan. Amazing spot on landing for such a huge bird. Terrific footage Renu & Alok! TFS!
 

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