Spot-billed pelican

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Spot-billed pelican
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Aves
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Pelecanidae
Genus: Pelecanus
Binomial name
Pelecanus philippensis

The spot-billed pelican (Pelecanus philippensis) is a member of the pelican family. It breeds in southern Asia from southern Pakistan. It is a bird of large inland and coastal waters, especially shallow lakes. The nest is a heap of vegetation in a tree. Three to four eggs is the usual clutch size.