Gippsland Lakes Great Pelican Count

Registrations are now closed for the 2021 Gippsland Lakes Great Pelican Count.

The count will be held on Sunday, 11 April between 11.30 am and 12 noon at various locations around the Gippsland Lakes.


The Count is a snapshot – like a census – of pelicans across the Gippsland Lakes taken at the same time on the same day.

Anyone can be involved in the count; pelicans are distinctive and easy to spot making it an event the whole family can be involved in. All you need to do is register.


This is a COVID-safe event and will be run in line with all restrictions in place at the time. Participants are asked to look after their own safety and that of others when they participate.

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