Rehab Center

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On the mainland there is a rehabilitative garden for birds that have been injured and cannot be released into the wild.

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The American Flamingo, one of the most regal birds in our country. Rich Americans donated their homestead of hundreds of acres of land when they died for these birds to live safely.

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Brown Pelicans, all injured and unable to fly.

 

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White Pelican. I have never seen a white one before – he was so sweet and followed me around hoping for some of the pellets that were for sale to feed the birds although I didn’t have any.

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There was something special about seeing a spoonbill run up to me when I have been running after the ever elusive bird for years.

 

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