Rare to Northeast Ohio, pelican receives treatment at LENSC
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Lake Erie Nature & Science Center's Wildlife Director Dave Wolf shows the black-edged wing on an American White Pelican patient that's on the mend in the Center's Wildlife Education & Rehabilitation Program.
Lake Erie Nature & Science Center Wildlife Rehabilitation Coordinator Amy LeMonds hand feeds an American White Pelican early in its rehab. The injured pelican (a species rarely seen in Ohio) is now eating on its own -up to 4 pounds of fish day!
An American White Pelican, the first ever to rehab at Lake Erie Nature & Science Center, sports a purple wing wrap to stablize an injured left wing.