Pelicans Still Paying Price For BP Disaster By admin | August 2, 2010 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Environment Subscribe to Environment Click to Play Video and text from US Coast Guard: GRAND ISLE, Louisiana – Veterinarian Heather Nevill, a Fairbanks, Alaska,-resident with the International Bird Rescue Research Center is assisted by Brent Koonce of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Eric Liffmann of Little Rock, Arkansas., both with the Louisiana State Animal Response Team work to stabilize a pelican and a gull at the Grand Isle bird stabilization unit Monday, July 26, 2010. The gull was the 600th bird to be treated at the unit since its stand up immediately following the spill. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.