Tom Benitez, Orlando Sentinel
June 6, 2010
(Left to right) Lt. Jamison Ferriel, Dr. Sharon Taylor and AET Everett Hill release pelicans into the Indian River Lagoon on Sunday, June 6, 2010. About a dozen birds tainted with oil from the gulf spill were released at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. The birds were treated in Louisiana and flown Sunday on board a United States Coast Guard HC 144 aircraft with a crew of four and veterinarian Dr. Taylor with U.S. Fish and Wildlife.