Birds of the Bible – Pelicans

I am like a pelican of the wilderness; I am like an owl of the desert. (Psalms 102:6 NKJV)

Peruvian Pelican

Peruvian Pelican

CLASS – AVES, Order – PELECANIFORMES, Family – Pelecanidae – Pelicans

To find out more about Pelicans:
Birds of the Bible – Pelicans
Birds of the Bible – Pelicans II
Birds of the Bible – Pelican Study

Birds of the Bible – Deut 14:16-18 Dipper?
Pelican Photos
Pelican Videos
Nave’s Topical Bible – Pelican

Photos from Circle B and MacDill Shore

See Also:
WhatBird Page:
American White Pelican
Brown Pelican
Bird Families of the World
Pelicans Pelecanidae
American White Pelican
Australian Pelican
Brown Pelican
Eastern White Pelican

3 thoughts on “Pelicans

  1. I really like this birds of the bible sequence. I’m sorry the pelican didn’t get a bigger role though. In medieval art pelicans symbolize Christ because bird watchers of the middle ages (incorrectly) thought that they fed their chicks with blood.


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