Spot-billed Pelican

spoted bill pelican

Spot-billed Pelicans (Pelicanus pbilippensis) are classifed “Vulnerable. In South Asiathey are estimated some 2500-5000 and total world population 5500-10000. Groups ofhave been reported from Hingal river banks in the estuary area between Aghore andthe sea. Pelicans are sometimes captured with ropes for their meat.