Archive for January, 2009

January
13th 2009
Sick pelicans turning up in winter 08-09

Posted under local birds

In the last month, hundreds of sick and disoriented brown pelicans have been discovered along the West Coast from Southern California to Oregon. Researchers are still trying to determine the exact cause of the widespread and mysterious illness.

If you encounter a sick, disoriented or dead pelican, please call the California Wildlife Hotline at 866-WILD-911Read more about the sudden illness of pelicans on the West Coast.

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