Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Pelecaniformes > Family: Pelecanidae > Genus: Pelecanus > Species: Pelecanus crispus

Dalmatian Pelican - Pelecanus crispus Bruch, 1832

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 7 other international agreements
Reported as invasive by NOBANIS
Breeding habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
Wintering habitats
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code A020

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
GR1110006 Greece DELTA EVROU Map
GR1130010 Greece LIMNES VISTONIS, ISMARIS - LIMNOTHALASSES PORTO LAGOS, ALYKI PTELEA, XIROLIMNI, KARATZA Map
GR1150001 Greece DELTA NESTOU KAI LIMNOTHALASSES KERAMOTIS KAI NISOS THASOPOULA Map
GR1220009 Greece LIMNES KORONEIAS - VOLVIS, STENA RENTINAS KAI EVRYTERI PERIOCHI Map
GR1220010 Greece DELTA AXIOU - LOUDIA - ALIAKMONA - ALYKI KITROUS Map
GR1230003 Greece LIMNI DOIRANI Map
GR1230004 Greece LIMNI PIKROLIMNI - XILOKERATEA Map
GR1240006 Greece LIMNI KAI FRAGMA AGRA Map
GR1260002 Greece EKVOLES POTAMOU STRYMONA Map
GR1260008 Greece TECHNITI LIMNI KERKINIS - OROS KROUSIA Map
GR1320003 Greece LIMNI ORESTIAS (KASTORIAS) Map
GR1340001 Greece ETHNIKOS DRYMOS PRESPON Map
GR1340005 Greece LIMNES CHEIMADITIDA - ZAZARI Map
GR2110004 Greece AMVRAKIKOS KOLPOS, LIMNOTHALASSA KATAFOURKO KAI KORAKONISIA Map
GR2120005 Greece YGROTOPOS EKVOLON KALAMA KAI NISOS PRASOUDI Map
GR2240001 Greece LIMNOTHALASSES STENON LEFKADAS (PALIONIS - AVLIMON) KAI ALYKES LEFKADAS Map
GR2310014 Greece LIMNI VOULKARIA Map
GR2310015 Greece DELTA ACHELOOU, LIMNOTHALASSA MESOLONGIOU - AITOLIKOU KAI EKVOLES EVINOU, NISOI ECHINADES, NISOS PETALAS, DYTIKOS ARAKYNTHOS KAI STENA KLEISOURAS Map
GR2330009 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA KOTYCHI - ALYKI LECHAINON Map
GR2440005 Greece KATO ROUS KAI EKVOLES SPERCHEIOU POTAMOU Map
GR2550008 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA GIALOVAS KAI NISOS SFAKTIRIA Map
GR4110006 Greece LIMNOS: LIMNES CHORTAROLIMNI KAI ALYKI, KOLPOS MOUDROU, ELOS DIAPORI KAI CHERSONISOS FAKOS Map
GR4110007 Greece LESVOS: PARAKTIOI YGROTOPOI KOLPOU KALLONIS Map
GR4340020 Greece LIMNI AGIAS (CHANIA) Map
GR2110001 Greece AMVRAKIKOS KOLPOS, DELTA LOUROU KAI ARACHTHOU (PETRA, MYTIKAS, EVRYTERI PERIOCHI) Map
BG0000270 Bulgaria Atanasovsko ezero Map
BG0002085 Bulgaria Chairya Map
GR1150010 Greece DELTA NESTOU KAI LIMNOTHALASSES KERAMOTIS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI Map
BG0002009 Bulgaria Zlatiyata Map
BG0002020 Bulgaria Radinchevo Map
BG0000241 Bulgaria Srebarna Map
BG0002091 Bulgaria Ostrov Lakat Map
BG0002046 Bulgaria Yatata Map
GR1220001 Greece LIMNES VOLVI KAI LAGKADA - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI Map
GR2330006 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA KOTYCHI, BRINIA Map
GR1240004 Greece LIMNI AGRA Map
GR1130009 Greece LIMNES KAI LIMNOTHALASSES TIS THRAKIS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI Map
BG0002071 Bulgaria Most Arda Map
BG0002041 Bulgaria Kompleks Ropotamo Map
BG0002022 Bulgaria Yazovir Rozov kladenets Map
BG0002028 Bulgaria Kompleks Straldzha Map
BG0002069 Bulgaria Ribarnitsi Zvanichevo Map
BG0002008 Bulgaria Ostrov do Gorni Tsibar Map
BG0002023 Bulgaria Yazovir Ovcharitsa Map
BG0002017 Bulgaria Kompleks Belenski ostrovi Map
BG0002003 Bulgaria Kresna Map
BG0002062 Bulgaria Ludogorie Map
BG0002030 Bulgaria Kompleks Kalimok Map
GR2440002 Greece KOILADA KAI EKVOLES SPERCHEIOU - MALIAKOS KOLPOS Map
GR1220002 Greece DELTA AXIOU - LOUDIA - ALIAKMONA - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI - AXIOUPOLI Map
BG0002029 Bulgaria Kotlenska planina Map
BG0000242 Bulgaria Zaliv Chengene skele Map
BG0002048 Bulgaria Suha reka Map
BG0002065 Bulgaria Blato Malak Preslavets Map
GR2310001 Greece DELTA ACHELOOU, LIMNOTHALASSA MESOLONGIOU - AITOLIKOU, EKVOLES EVINOU, NISOI ECHINADES, NISOS PETALAS Map
BG0002024 Bulgaria Ribarnitsi Mechka Map
BG0000237 Bulgaria Ostrov Pozharevo Map
BG0002040 Bulgaria Strandzha Map
BG0002058 Bulgaria Sinite kamani - Grebenets Map
BG0000273 Bulgaria Burgasko ezero Map
BG0002083 Bulgaria Svishtovsko-Belenska nizina Map
BG0002007 Bulgaria Ostrov Ibisha Map
BG0002013 Bulgaria Studen kladenets Map
BG0002010 Bulgaria Yazovir Pyasachnik Map
BG0002015 Bulgaria Yazovir Konush Map
GR1110007 Greece DELTA EVROU KAI DYTIKOS VRACHIONAS Map
GR1260001 Greece LIMNI KERKINI - KROUSIA - KORYFES OROUS BELES, ANGISTRO - CHAROPO Map
BG0002052 Bulgaria Yazovir Zhrebchevo Map
BG0002096 Bulgaria Obnova Map
BG0000152 Bulgaria Pomoriysko ezero Map
ROSPA0076 Romania Marea Neagră Map
ROSPA0053 Romania Lacul Bugeac Map
ROSPA0006 Romania Balta Tătaru Map
ROSPA0108 Romania Vedea - Dunăre Map
ROSPA0023 Romania Confluenţa Jiu - Dunăre Map
ROSPA0060 Romania Lacurile Taşaul - Corbu Map
ROSPA0010 Romania Bistreţ Map
ROSPA0105 Romania Valea Mostiştea Map
ROSPA0004 Romania Balta Albă - Amara - Jirlău Map
ROSPA0056 Romania Lacul Oltina Map
ROSPA0051 Romania Iezerul Călăraşi Map
ROSPA0038 Romania Dunăre - Olteniţa Map
ROSPA0073 Romania Măcin - Niculiţel Map
ROSPA0090 Romania Ostrovu Lung - Gostinu Map
ROSPA0094 Romania Pădurea Hagieni Map
ROSPA0052 Romania Lacul Beibugeac Map
ROSPA0039 Romania Dunăre - Ostroave Map
ROSPA0031 Romania Delta Dunării şi Complexul Razim - Sinoie Map
ROSPA0077 Romania Măxineni Map
ROSPA0102 Romania Suhaia Map
ROSPA0055 Romania Lacul Gălăţui Map
ROSPA0021 Romania Ciocăneşti - Dunăre Map
ROSPA0054 Romania Lacul Dunăreni Map
ROSPA0013 Romania Calafat - Ciuperceni - Dunăre Map
ROSPA0065 Romania Lacurile Fundata - Amara Map
ROSPA0007 Romania Balta Vederoasa Map
BG0002051 Bulgaria Kaliakra Map
BG0002082 Bulgaria Batova Map
BG0002050 Bulgaria Durankulashko ezero Map
BG0002043 Bulgaria Emine Map
BG0000156 Bulgaria Shablenski ezeren kompleks Map
BG0002044 Bulgaria Kamchiyska planina Map
BG0000191 Bulgaria Varnensko-Beloslavsko ezero Map
BG0002061 Bulgaria Balchik Map
BG0000271 Bulgaria Mandra - Poda Map
BG0002045 Bulgaria Kompleks Kamchia Map
BG0002109 Bulgaria Vasilyovska planina Map
BG0002098 Bulgaria Rupite Map
BG0002060 Bulgaria Galata Map
BG0002021 Bulgaria Sakar Map
GR2310016 Greece LIMNI AMVRAKIA Map
GR4220030 Greece DYTIKI MILOS, ANTIMILOS, POLYAIGOS KAI NISIDES Map
GR1110012 Greece SAMOTHRAKI: OROS FENGARI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI Map
GR1230005 Greece PERIOCHI ELOUS ARTZAN Map
GR1340008 Greece LIMNES ChEIMADITIDA KAI ZAZARI Map
GR4220032 Greece VOREIA SYROS KAI NISIDES Map
ROSPA0066 Romania Limanu - Herghelia Map
ROSPA0136 Romania Olteniţa - Ulmeni Map
ROSPA0112 Romania Câmpia Gherghiţei Map
BG0002115 Bulgaria Bilo Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 30 November 2009, on the conservation of wild birds (EU Birds Directive) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Pelecanidae) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
https://wcd.coe.int/ViewDoc....ckColorLogged=FDC864

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (Bonn Convention) http://www.cms.int/
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds. Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (AEWA) http://www.migratoryspecies....ent/about-cms-family

http://www.unep-aewa.org/en/legalinstrument/aewa
Commission regulation (EU) No 1320/2014, of 1 December 2014, amending Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein (EU regulation of trade of fauna and flora) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...s/legislation_en.htm
Barcelona Convention Protocol concerning Specially Protected Areas and Biological Diversity in the Mediterranean (SPA/BD Protocol) http://rac-spa.org/protocol

http://rac-spa.org/sites/def...sion_ig_19_12_en.pdf

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Borzas gödény Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Dalmatian Pelican English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kiharapelikaani Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Krauskopfpelikan German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kroeskoppelikaan Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Krushuvad pelikan Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Krøltoppet pelikan Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Pélican frisé French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pelícano Ceñudo Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pelicano-crespo Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pellicano riccio Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

Bird action plan
CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:00890 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Species+ Species+ by UNEP-WCMC
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

Population distribution from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

26 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Albania 19/19 (pairs) 1992-2002 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Albania 91/186 (individuals) 1995-2002 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Albania 40/70 (pairs) 1990-1993 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Armenia 5/8 (pairs) 1997-2002 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Azerbaijan 3/10 (pairs) 1996-2000 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Azerbaijan 200/400 (individuals) 1996-2002 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Bulgaria 49/128 (pairs) 1996-2001 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Bulgaria 423/607 (individuals) 1997-2001 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Bulgaria 70/90 (pairs) 1990-1993 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Georgia Present/Present (pairs) 2003 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Greece 500/550 (pairs) 1995-1997 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Greece 935/1655 (individuals) 1995-1999 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Greece 200/260 (pairs) 1990-1993 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Macedonia (FYR) 10/36 (individuals) 1997-1999 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Romania 20/50 (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Romania 400/550 (pairs) 1990-2002 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Romania 140/140 (pairs) 1989 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Russian Federation 350/450 (pairs) 1990-2000 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Russian Federation 400/450 (pairs) 1990-1993 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Serbia and Montenegro 5/50 (individuals) 1990-2002 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Serbia and Montenegro 4/7 (pairs) 2000-2002 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Turkey 1300/1600 (individuals) 1991-2001 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Turkey 220/250 (pairs) 2001 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Turkey 100/150 (pairs) - Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Ukraine 3/14 (pairs) 1990-2000 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Ukraine 6/14 (pairs) - Breeding No qualification Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Source: BirdLife International

Population trends from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

26 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Albania 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 50% to 79% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Albania 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Albania 1970-1990 Breeding Large decrease of at least 50% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Armenia 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Azerbaijan 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Azerbaijan 1990-2000 Wintering Decreasing between 50% to 79% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Bulgaria 1990-2000 Breeding Fluctuating : 80 % Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Bulgaria 1990-2000 Wintering Increasing : 80 % Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Bulgaria 1970-1990 Breeding Fluctuating with changes of at least 20%, but no clear trend Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Georgia 1990-2000 Breeding Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Greece 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 20% to 29% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Greece 1990-2000 Wintering Increasing between 0% to 19% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Greece 1970-1990 Breeding Small increase of 20-49% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Macedonia (FYR) 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating between 50% to 79% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Romania 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 0% to 19% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Romania 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating between 50% to 79% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Romania 1970-1990 Breeding Small increase of 20-49% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Russian Federation 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Russian Federation 1970-1990 Breeding Small increase of 20-49% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Serbia and Montenegro 1990-2000 Breeding Fluctuating between 50% to 79% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Serbia and Montenegro 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating between 50% to 100% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Turkey 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 20% to 29% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Turkey 1990-2000 Wintering Increasing between 50% to 79% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Turkey 1970-1990 Breeding Small decrease of 20-49% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Ukraine 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing : 80 % Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Ukraine 1970-1990 Breeding New breeder within the period Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Source: BirdLife International

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

2 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Poland 2014-06-01 2015-05-31 It is not possible to determine the number of individuals Capture (ringing) None
Severoiztochen 2013-05-07 2013-05-31 The number of bird is not specified taking into account the unpredictable number of existing juvenile birds during the study. Capture (ringing) No impact.
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