Joel, K, Tingley, S. I, Rumsey, S. J. R, Coley, A. R, Noakes, D, Cave, B, Galton, J, Goodwin, D & Davenport, L. J / July 1984 – vol. 77, issue 7, pp 323–330 Wing-span of White Pelican. In Stanley Cramp's 'Studies of West Palearctic birds. 185: White Pelican [Pelecanus onocrotalus]' (Brit. Birds 76: 253-262), I consider a reference to a 'wing-span of up to 360cm' (11 feet 10 inches) somewhat large for this species. Regardless of size, sex or age, wing-spans are usually approximately four times the wing-length. Six that I measured were within the range 24... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.