Periodic Status Review - White Pelican

Rule-making status: Pending

Rule Making Reference# P2023-02
The department is reviewing the status of American white pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) currently classified as protected shall not be hunted or fished. (WAC 220-200-100 and 220-610-110 ).

Based on the information collected and reviewed, the department will make recommendations to classify American White Pelican within the Protected Wildlife WAC. (WAC 220-200-100 Protected Wildlife and WAC 220-610-110 Endangered, threatened, and sensitive wildlife species classification)

Public comments

To submit comments on this proposal, please visit the Periodic Status Review - White Pelican public engagement page.

You may also leave comments by sending an email to or by leaving a voicemail message at 855-925-2801 and entering project code 9587.

For more information

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