Aug 072012
 

The Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary

It’s located in Indian Shores, Florida. I cannot describe here the dedication that presently exists among all of the caregivers that look after these injured birds. What joy it is to watch these pelicans be fed everyday by the relentless workers at the Sanctuary.

These pelicans are already in the wild, but have recently been released. The Sanctuary helps these recently released pelicans with some food to equip them with a more successful transition to the wild. “The sanctuary is the largest wild bird hospital in the U.S. based on the admission of over 8,000 injured birds each year.

It is set up to immediately triage, stabilize, and administer fluids to malnourished or injured birds. The Sanctuary’s mission is dedicated to the rescue, repair & rehabilitation of injured birds and then their release back into nature”. http://www.seabirdsanctuary.com/Home_Page.html

First Spring Pelican

Thousands of pelicans are found injured each year by fishing hooks and nets. I believe we should all become skilled at how to proceed if this situation were to happen to any of us out in the wild. The Sanctuary provides excellent material on how to proceed with such unfortunate incident. Here’s a link on how this situation can be handled in a skillful manner: http://www.seabirdsanctuary.com/Unhook_A_Bird.html

Second Year Brown Pelican

Share on social media:

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmail
Facebook Comments

Leave a Reply

avatar
wpDiscuz

Top-Viewed Posts Last 30 Days

  1. POLL: Should foxes be culled to protect domestic pets? [3674 Views]
  2. 10 amazing birds that have gone extinct [1209 Views]
  3. POLL: Should the trade in both raw and antique ivory be banned? [1204 Views]
  4. POLL: Should India’s export of tiger skin, parts and bones be stopped? [1093 Views]
  5. POLL: Is big game hunting important for African economies? [1062 Views]
  6. Gray Squirrels versus Red Squirrels – The Facts [973 Views]
  7. POLL: Should the use of exotic animal skins for fashion be banned? [966 Views]
  8. POLL: Should wildlife crime be enforced by tougher legislation? [786 Views]
  9. POLL: Should the Eurasian Lynx be rewilded? [776 Views]
  10. POLL: Should the grey squirrel be culled to protect red squirrels? [757 Views]

Top-Viewed Posts Last 12 Months

  1. White Killer Whale Adult Spotted for First Time in Wild [42031 Views]
  2. POLL: Should there be a worldwide ban on fur farms? [16755 Views]
  3. POLL: Should the annual Canadian seal hunt be banned? [13871 Views]
  4. POLL: Should fur farming be banned in the European Union? [13820 Views]
  5. POLL: Should Congress disband Wildlife “Killing” Services? [11114 Views]
  6. Gray Squirrels versus Red Squirrels – The Facts [11079 Views]
  7. POLL: Should driven grouse-shooting be banned? [8602 Views]
  8. POLL: Should grouse shooting on highland estates be banned? [8303 Views]
  9. POLL: Should black bears be killed for Royal Guards’ fur caps? [8039 Views]
  10. POLL: Should China’s dog meat festival be banned? [7392 Views]