High-Flying Pelican Rescue In Haulover Beach

A pelican is stuck in a tree in Haulover Beach. (Source: CBS4)
Trapped Pelican Rescue02 A pelican is stuck in a tree in Haulover Beach. (Source: CBS4)
As Chopper 4 flew overhead, the bird could be seen flapping its wings in an effort to getaway. (Source: CBS4)
Trapped Pelican Rescue01 As Chopper 4 flew overhead, the bird could be seen flapping its wings in an effort to getaway. (Source: CBS4)
Miami-Dade firefighters used a ladder truck during the rescue operation. (Source: CBS4)
Trapped Pelican Rescue03 Miami-Dade firefighters used a ladder truck during the rescue operation. (Source: CBS4)
They stretched the ladder high into the tree in order to reach the struggling bird. (Source: CBS4)
Trapped Pelican Rescue04 They stretched the ladder high into the tree in order to reach the struggling bird. (Source: CBS4)
Two firefighters climbed to the top of the ladder. (Source: CBS4)
Trapped Pelican Rescue05 Two firefighters climbed to the top of the ladder. (Source: CBS4)
They carefully got hold of the bird. (Source: CBS4)
Trapped Pelican Rescue06 They carefully got hold of the bird. (Source: CBS4)
They placed the bird in a protective net for the climb back down the ladder. (Source: CBS4)
Trapped Pelican Rescue07 They placed the bird in a protective net for the climb back down the ladder. (Source: CBS4)
Pelican experts were there waiting for them at the bottom of the ladder. (Source: CBS4)
Trapped Pelican Rescue08 Pelican experts were there waiting for them at the bottom of the ladder. (Source: CBS4)
The bird was handed over to see if it was hurt. (Source: CBS4)
Trapped Pelican Rescue09 The bird was handed over to see if it was hurt. (Source: CBS4)
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