Sep 18, 2023

NW Kan. game warden helps rescue pelican injured after storm

Posted Sep 18, 2023 9:40 AM
Photo KDW&P Game Wardens
Photo KDW&P Game Wardens

THOMAS COUNTY —A northwest Kansas game warden recently rescued a storm victim from the Thomas County community of Rexford, with the help of a couple of local residents, according to a social media report from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks.

The pelican was delivered to a rehabilitation facility for further evaluation.

One of the largest birds in North America, with a 9-foot wingspan, pelicans, stop off in Kansas when migrating.