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fish) were conspicuous by the presence of users such as American White Pelican, cormorants and herons.
Anaho Island has been designated as a National Wildlife Refuge (established 1940) to protect one of the largest breeding colonies of American white pelicans (Pelecanus erythro rhynchos) in North America (Hall, 1926).
The impact of disease in the American white pelican in North America.
An estimated 680 birds died, mostly American white pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) and wading birds, including over 40 endangered American wood storks (Mycteria americana).
For millennia, its fish have fed the Paiute, whose reservation encompasses the lake, as well as thousands of American white pelicans that summer on Pyramid's Anaho Island.
The researchers first fitted ten American white pelicans in Nevada with satellite transmitters.
American white pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorynchus) are more than 50 inches long, with wingspans of 110 inches.
To determine potential definitive hosts of the digenetic trematode, Bolbophorus damnificus, 2 American white pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos), 2 double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus), 2 great blue herons (Ardea herodias), and 2 great egrets (Ardea alba) were captured, treated with praziquantel, and fed channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) infected with B damnificus metacercariae.
She then rattled off a list that included American white pelicans, red-winged blackbirds, a coot, a cormorant, northern shovelers and more.
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