Great White Pelican
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White plumage with contrasting black wing tips; pink patches around its black eyes; yellow-pink legs; bluish bill with a red tip and a yellow, big pouch.
Catches and carries fish with its big bill pouch.
Feeds on fish, frogs, and other small animals.
Breeds mainly in Europe; winters in Africa and the Middle East; winters in diminishing numbers in Jordan. Migrates south through Jordan in autumn and north in spring. Occurs in Aqaba, Kirbat al-Samra (north of Zarqa) and Azraq.