White Pelican #17-69

White Pelican #17-69
Jan 11 2017

A white pelican (#17-69) arrived at CROW after it was found in the mangroves at J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge unable to swim. The pelican arrived weak, unable to keep its head up and evidence of neurological issues. It will receive supportive care until a concrete diagnosis can be made.

Status Updates

Taking a Stand - Jan 17 2017 10:31 am

The white pelican (#17-69) has shown great improvement. It is able to hold its head up without assistance, standing on its own. hock sitting and eating well.


Back to Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge - Jan 25 2017 1:30 pm

There is nothing that can describe the feeling of seeing a beautiful white pelican returning back to the wild after battling red tide. You can watch the release on WINK News http://bit.ly/2kOPezy