Flight to freedom: Rehabilitated pelicans form new forever flock

As the sun set over a silent stretch of East Bay in Holley, three juvenile pelicans took flight toward freedom for the first time in months Wednesday, Nov. 16, during a hard release by the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge.

The trio came to the refuge roughly two months ago, each in a less than healthy state.

Refuge president Bill Andersen said two of the rescued birds ran into trouble with fisherman.

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