pelican

This April 18, 2014 photo provided by International Bird Rescue shows a California brown pelican which was found with its pouch slashed on April 16, 2014 near Bayshore Park in Long Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/International Bird Rescue)

$5,000 reward offered in case of pelican mutilation

SAN PEDRO (CNS) – A $5,000 reward was on offer today for information leading to the capture of whoever mutilated a California brown pelican, slitting its jaw pouch, preventing the bird from eating. Long Beach […]

04/23/2014

This April 18, 2014 photo provided by International Bird Rescue shows a California brown pelican which was found with its pouch slashed on April 16, 2014 near Bayshore Park in Long Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/International Bird Rescue)

Reward offered in mutilation of pelican

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A bird rescue organization says a pelican found with its pouch slashed will undergo surgery in Southern California. The International Bird Rescue says authorities have offered a $2,500 reward for information […]

04/22/2014

Bret Lewis

Give ‘em the bird

Did you know that the NBA’s New Orleans Hornets are going to change their name?  They had a contest. And the winner was… “the Pelicans.”  Checking out Wikipedia… Seems fossil evidence of pelicans dates back at […]

12/11/2012

Man jailed for strangling pelican in Malibu

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) – Investigators say a man walking near the Malibu Pier grabbed a pelican and strangled the bird with both hands. A Los Angeles County sheriff‘s patrol car was flagged down by a […]

08/23/2012

Many California Brown Pelican fledglings dying

(AP) – International Bird Rescue officials say large numbers of California Brown Pelican fledglings are starving to death, with struggling birds crowding rescue centers up and down the coast. The rescuers are asking for donations […]

07/12/2012