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June 23, 2010 Largest Bird Release to Date at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in Texas | by U.S. Department of the Interior
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June 23, 2010 Largest Bird Release to Date at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in Texas

The United States Coast Guard arrived at Signature Flight Airport, New Orleans on June 23, 2010, in two HC-144 cargo planes to transported 63 rehabilitated pelicans to Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in Texas. The bird release was a unified response between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, United Stetes Coast Guard, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and partnering agencies. Kim Betton, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Public Affairs

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Taken on June 23, 2010