Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Oiled-Pelican-Rescued-27MZIFI3MBDY.htmlConceptually similarPelican Rescue AttemptGP029K6Completed★★★★Brown Pelican Oil Spill Rescue AttemptGP029K3Completed★★★★Oil Covered Brown Pelican Rescue AttemptGP029K4Completed★★★★Cleaning Oiled Pelican in LouisianaGP0238XCompleted★★★★Oiled Brown Pelicans in LouisianaGP0238NCompleted★★★★★★Oiled Brown Pelicans in LouisianaGP0238ZCompleted★★★★★★Oiled Brown Pelicans in LouisianaGP02390Completed★★★★★★★Rehabilitation Center in LouisianaGP0238WCompleted★★★★Oiled Bird Rescue AttemptGP029JPCompleted★★★★View AllGP029K7Oiled Pelican RescuedTim Kimmel of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service carries an oiled pelican from a nesting area in Barataria Bay to a waiting boat. The pelican was successfully transported to a stabilization center on Grand Isle before being taken to the Fort Jackson Oiled Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at Venice for cleaning.Locations:Gulf of Mexico-Louisiana-North America-United States of AmericaDate:6 Jun, 2010Credit:© United States Coast GuardMaximum size:4288px X 2848pxRestrictions:Image in Public Domain. No Sales, Credit United States Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class John D. Miller.Keywords:Birds-British Petroleum (BP)-Coastal features-Day-Disasters-KWCI (GPI)-Marine pollution-Oceans (campaign title)-Oil (fossil fuel)-Oil (Industry)-Oil spills-One person-Outdoors-Pelicans-Protective clothing-Public Domain (license type)-Rescue-Toxics (campaign title)-WetlandsShoot:Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig DisasterScenes from the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico. The BP leased, Transocean mobile offshore drilling platform was engulfed in flames after an explosion April 20 and sank in 5,000 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico. Eleven workers died. Oil gushed from the deepwater wellhead into the Gulf of Mexico for more than 100 days until a relief well was drilled and the leaking well clogged with mud.