Quantcast
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


Leave a Comment

 Leave a Reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>



Top-Viewed Posts Last 30 Days

  1. POLL: Should the ban on South Africa’s horn trade be lifted? » [2919 Views]
  2. 120,000 dead: half of the world’s saiga die in less than a month » [1172 Views]
  3. Swifts migrate from Beijing to southern Africa without landing » [932 Views]
  4. Vicious murdering bully chosen as Britain’s national bird » [881 Views]
  5. Murder Most Foul in the Faroes » [838 Views]
  6. Butterfly wings inspire cosmetics and bomb detectors » [762 Views]
  7. Earth enters new extinction phase » [721 Views]
  8. Yellow-breasted bunting population collapses across Eurasia » [706 Views]
  9. Poll: Should stricter sonar controls be imposed on the US navy? » [651 Views]
  10. Iberian lynx: back from the brink of extinction … and run down by cars » [647 Views]

Top-Viewed Posts Last 12 Months

  1. POLL: Should the trophy hunting of giraffes be banned? » [11989 Views]
  2. » POLL: Should the ban on fox hunting be relaxed in the UK? [10683 Views]
  3. POLL: Should the Faroe Islands’ whale slaughter be allowed to continue? » [7469 Views]
  4. POLL: Should bear hunting be banned in the US? » [4095 Views]
  5. Komodo and its Dragons » [3958 Views]
  6. POLL: Should lion canned hunting be banned in South Africa? » [3890 Views]
  7. Poll: Should hunting of black bears in Florida be allowed? » [3249 Views]
  8. POLL: Should the slaughter of wolves in British Columbia be banned? » [2987 Views]
  9. POLL: Should the ban on South Africa’s horn trade be lifted? » [2915 Views]
  10. Petition: Stop Lion Canned Hunting in South Africa – Shocking Video » [2764 Views]