GREAT WHITE PELICAN

(Pelecanus onocrotalus)

also known as White Pelican (6), Eastern White Pelican

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Roberts VI / VII 49 / 460
Clements 2000 15.0010
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 15-1
A huge water bird (about 140 cm to 180 cm) which is found along the coast and larger inland waters. Common throughout Southern Africa, and found in the rest of Africa south of the Sahara. Also found in southern Europe, Central Asia.  A good flier who flies in V formation.   Main food is fish and crustaceans.

List of Stamps showing White Pelican

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Afghanistan 1068 1451 1985 30a
Afghanistan 1274 160 1989 15a
Angola 0830 0704 1984 19k50
Bahawalpur 0004 D004 1945 4a
Benin 1326 0690 1995 200f
Botswana 0998 2003 P3.30
Bulgaria 3522 3660 1988 30s
Burundi 1515 1737 1991 220f
Central African Republic     1997 300f
Central African Republic   2000 485f
Congo (Kinshasa) 0468 0138 1963 10c
Gambia 0769mb 1988 D12
Gambia 1022   1990 D1.25
Gambia 1022 (sheet)   1990 D1.25
Gambia 1142   1991 D5
Gambia 3659 2000 D5
Gambia 3664 2000 D5
Gambia 4152 ms 2001 D7
Germany (East) 1533 1842 1973 5p
Germany (East) 2197 2483 1980 5p
Ghana 2978   2000 c1200
Greece 1497 1376 1979 20d
Guinea ms 2001 950f
Liberia 2001 $20
Mali 1419 1397 1995 150f
Mauritania 0713 0738 1981 2u
Mauritania D179  P 28 1963 1f
Monaco 0507  0495 1955 200f
Mongolia 1806 1811 1986 60m
Mongolia 1807 1814 1986 60m
Mozambique 1450 1381 1997 10 000m
Namibia 0843   1999 $2.65
Namibia 1046   2006 $3.10
Rumania 2557  1691 1957 1le30
Rumania 3312  2439 1965 3le25
Rumania 4572m Bl 167 1980 10le
Rumania 5116   1987 50b
Rumania 6388 m   2004 16000l
Russia 3004  2918 1964 10k
Rwanda 0660  0711 1975 20c
Rwanda 1280  1353 1986 100f
Senegal 0729  0741 1981 50f
Senegal 0733m Bl 40 1081 125f
Sierra Leone 2357 2383 1995 Le 300
Sierra Leone 3078   1999 Le600
South Africa 1091 1166 1998 Airmail Postage
South West Africa 0333 0461  1979 25c
Tanzania 0812  0743 1990 100s
Tanzania O 79 1990 100s
Tanzania 1546  1532 1993 100s
Tanzania 1775  1738.g 1994 200s
Togo 1098 1975 90f
Trieste B124   1954 25d
Uganda 0660  0620 1988 250s
Uganda 0716  0678 1989 30s
Uganda 0727  0689 1989 30s
Uganda 2227 2000 600s
Upper Volta   0575 1975 5f
Vietnam Republic 0780  1535 1984 1d
Yugoslavia 0770  0743 1954 25d
Yugoslavia 2823  2570 1992 500d
Zambia 0506 0407  1987 K10
Zambia  0807   1999 1000 k