Tag: brown pelicans

October 13, 2021

Water birds return to restored Louisiana island

Work to restore an island off the coast of Louisiana has resulted in a resurgence of water birds, state officials say. Rabbit Island had eroded from nearly 290 acres to...

November 19, 2019

Oil spill funds aid Louisiana rookery

Cleanup funds from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill are rebuilding a pelican rookery on a barrier island off the Louisiana coast. Queen Bess Island supports the state’s third-largest brown...