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Pelican facts!

What do you know about Pelicans?

Our new class name is the Pelicans! What amazing facts can you find out about these wonderful creatures? I wonder how much information we can gather as a class?!

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19 comments on “Pelican facts!

  1. I found out that there are 8 spices of pelicans

  2. I know that another name for a pelicans beak is a bill.

  3. Pelicans are one of the largest birds they reach 10 to 30 pounds

  4. There is an American white pelican and an Austrailian pelican

  5. Where did you find these facts? Now I know a lot about Pelicans and
    how they live.

  6. I found that Pelicans eat 4 pounds of food every day

  7. Pelicans are a genus of large water birds that makes up the family Pelecanidae.

  8. Many pelicans hunt in cooperative groups.They may form a line or a ”u”shape and drive the fish into shallow water by beating their wings on the surface of the water. Then they simply scoop up the fish.

  9. Hi Eve I didn’t know that Pellicans fish in pods.Thats a interesting fact.

  10. Harry Ugbah says:

    I know that Pellicans have big beaks so they can scoop up fish because Pellicans eat fish.

  11. Harry Ugbah says:

    I have found out lots of Pellicans names. There is a Pelican called a Brown Pellican. Other names of Pelicans are: A Great White Pellican, a Dalmatian Pellican, an Amearican White Pellican, an Austrailian Pellican, a Spot Bill Pellican, a Pink Backed Pellican and a Peruvian Pellican .

  12. Harry Ugbah says:

    Pellicans are very big birds .

  13. Harry Ugbah says:

    Pellicans are nice peaceful birds.

  14. Harry Ugbah says:

    Pellicans beak is curved shaped

  15. Harry Ugbah says:

    Pellicans do not know when fish are coming only some times .

  16. The most common pelican is the great white pelican

  17. Did you know that a pelicans beak can hold up to three buckets of fish?

  18. I know 5 of the 8 species of pelican: Brown pelican, great white pelican, dalmation pelican, american pelican and australian pelican.

  19. I have also learnt that pelicans are characterised by a long beak and a large throat pouch used for catching prey and draining water from the scooped up contents before swallowing.

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