Feeding of a pelican to gulls?

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Feeding of a pelican to gulls?
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Pelecanus philippensis

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Miki Kawashima
2001/07/11 submitted

Animalia >Chordata >Aves >Pelecaniformes >Pelicanidae >Pelecanus >

A pelican landed in the midst of a gull colony, and then regurgitated. Gulls around the pelican did not show any food-begging behavior; however, as soon as the pelican regurgitated, they crowded round the regurgitated food and fed on it. The pelican then flew away as if (?) nothing had happened.

(Data No.momo010711pp01b)

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