The film follows the story of the 895th oiled Pelican treated during the spill from its capture to its release. Viewers recognized that 895 stood as a symbol of the care that each bird received, and were struck – and deeply moved – by the level of attention given to a single animal.
HBO air dates and times for Saving Pelican 895
4/20/2011 9:00 p.m.
4/23/2011 12:00 p.m.
4/26/2011 12:00 a.m.
4/26/2011 5:00 p.m.
4/29/2011 6:45 a.m.
4/30/2011 5:35 a.m.
5/05/2011 2:00 p.m
The Ugly Truth of the Oil Spill:
- 1,246 – Total cleaned birds released back to wild.
- 8,183 – Total birds captued and collected dead or alive.
- 4 – Gulf states where oiled birds were treated.
- 88 – International Bird Rescue team members on the ground.
- 6 – Months International Bird Rescue was active in the Gulf.
How can you help - Get involved with the International Bird Rescue Group -- http://bird-rescue.org/
They believe every bird matters - so should you