Meet Eloise, the new brown pelican at the National Aviary |

Meet Eloise, the new brown pelican at the National Aviary

Nate Smallwood

Thursday afternoon the National Aviary, announced “Eloise”, as the name of a brown pelican new to their wetlands habitat.

The public was able to vote between three names through an online poll at

Eloise was relocated to the National Aviary after suffering a wing injury in Florida. The bird cannot fly and cannot return to the wild. She lives with another rehabilitated brown pelican, Ralph.

Nate Smallwood is a Tribune-Review photographer. You can contact Nate via Twitter .

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The National Aviary’s new Brown Pelican, Eloise, at the National Aviary on March 14, 2019.
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