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The spot-billed pelican or grey pelican is a member of the pelican family. It breeds in southern Asia from southern Pakistan across India east to Indonesia. It is a bird of large inland and coastal waters, especially large lakes. At a distance they are difficult to differentiate from other pelicans in the region although it is smaller but at close range the spots on the upper mandible, the lack of bright colours and the greyer plumage are distinctive. In some areas these birds nest in large colonies.. more

Similar species: Pelecaniformes
Species identified by saketh upadhya
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Uploaded Mar 8, 2018. Captured Mar 4, 2018 09:45 in Jakkur - Yelahanka Rd, Nehru Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560064, India.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/2048s
  • ISO400
  • 600mm