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)
EU Population status
Secure
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 7 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 114 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
Wintering habitats
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code A020

Distribution

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Threat and EU population status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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

EU population status

The status of the population at the EU level was evaluated at the species level; this was based on the reports delivered by Member States under Article 12 of the Birds Directive (see fact sheet below). The EU status assessment can cover several subspecies/subspecific population units. For more information, please consult the species fact sheet and link below.

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
Population status categories for bird species under the Birds Directive
Secure
Near Threatened, declining or depleted
Threatened (i.e. vulnerable, endangered, critically endangered, regionally extinct)
Unknown or not evaluated

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
GR1340007 Greece LIMNI PETRON 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
GR2310013 Greece LIMNI LYSIMACHEIA 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, NISOS SERGITSI KAI NISIDES DIAVATES KOMPIOKASTRIA, TIGANI, KARKALAS, PRASONISI KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
GR4110007 Greece LESVOS PARAKTIOI YGROTOPOI KAI KOLPOS KALLONIS Map
GR4340020 Greece LIMNI AGIAS (CHANIA) Map
BG0000270 Bulgaria Atanasovsko ezero Map
BG0002085 Bulgaria Chairya Map
BG0002009 Bulgaria Zlatiyata Map
BG0002020 Bulgaria Radinchevo Map
BG0000241 Bulgaria Srebarna Map
BG0002091 Bulgaria Ostrov Lakat Map
BG0002046 Bulgaria Yatata 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
BG0002029 Bulgaria Kotlenska planina Map
BG0000242 Bulgaria Zaliv Chengene skele Map
BG0002048 Bulgaria Suha reka Map
BG0002065 Bulgaria Blato Malak Preslavets 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
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 Confluența Jiu - Dunăre Map
ROSPA0060 Romania Lacurile Tașaul - Corbu Map
ROSPA0010 Romania Bistreț Map
ROSPA0105 Romania Valea Mostiștea Map
ROSPA0004 Romania Balta Albă - Amara - Jirlău Map
ROSPA0056 Romania Lacul Oltina Map
ROSPA0051 Romania Iezerul Călărași Map
ROSPA0038 Romania Dunăre - Oltenița Map
ROSPA0073 Romania Măcin - Niculițel 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 și Complexul Razim - Sinoie Map
ROSPA0077 Romania Măxineni Map
ROSPA0102 Romania Suhaia Map
ROSPA0055 Romania Lacul Gălățui Map
ROSPA0021 Romania Ciocănești - Dunăre Map
ROSPA0054 Romania Lacul Dunăreni Map
ROSPA0013 Romania Calafat - Ciuperceni - Dunăre Map
ROSPA0065 Romania Lacurile Fundata - Amara Map
ROSPA0061 Romania Lacul Techirghiol 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
GR2320011 Greece YGROTOPOI KALOGRIAS-LAMIAS KAI DASOS STROFYLIAS Map
GR2310016 Greece LIMNI AMVRAKIA Map
GR4220030 Greece DYTIKI MILOS, ANTIMILOS, POLYAIGOS KAI NISIDES Map
GR2130012 Greece EVRYTERI PERIOCHI POLIS IOANNINON 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
GR1420015 Greece DELTA PINEIOU Map
ROSPA0066 Romania Limanu - Herghelia Map
ROSPA0136 Romania Oltenița - Ulmeni Map
ROSPA0112 Romania Câmpia Gherghiței 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
NOBANIS: Pelecanus crispus European Network on Invasive Alien Species
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Species+ Species+ by UNEP-WCMC
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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