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- The population of Spot-billed Pelican was devastated in 1994 by poaching activities (eggs collection from the nest during the breeding season). Their habitat has been protected by UNESCO, WCS, MoE and MAFF in which the population is increasing. - Prek Toal supports the only breeding colony in Southeast Asia making it the most important location for these species.
Scientific Name: Pelecanus philippensis
IUCN Red List Classification: Near Threatened
Estimated number: 8,700-12,000 (Number of Mature Individuals - Global)
November to April is the recommended time of the year to see this bird
It is recommended that you will need to allow 1-2 days to see this bird