Pelican in Distress Rescued From Tree at Haulover Beach

The pelican had been trying to fly away, but one of its wings was stuck.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013  |  Updated 11:32 PM EDT
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Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews rescued a pelican in distress in a tree at Haulover Beach on Wednesday. Fisherman David Windbarg and Yaritza Acosta of Pelican Harbor Seabird Station discussed what happened.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews rescued a pelican in distress in a tree at Haulover Beach on Wednesday. Fisherman David Windbarg and Yaritza Acosta of Pelican Harbor Seabird Station discussed what happened.

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Aerial footage of the pelican stuck in the tree at Haulover Beach on Wednesday.
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Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews rescued a pelican in distress in a tree at Haulover Beach on Wednesday.

The pelican had been trying to fly away, but one of its wings was stuck.

Fire Rescue arrived and managed to bring the bird down.

The park is located at 10800 Collins Avenue.

VIDEO: Watch the pelican being rescued from the tree

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