Indian Shores, Florida: Giant Pelican

12-ft. tall statue of a pelican in front of Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary which rescues and nurses injured birds. Statue sculpted by Gary Rager in 1994.

Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary

Address:
18328 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, FL
Directions:
Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary. On the west side of Hwy 669/Gulf Blvd about a half-mile south of Park Blvd/CR 694.
Hours:
Sanctuary 9 am - 4 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
727-392-4291
Admission:
Free.
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Pelican statue.

Giant Pelican

A fine specimen of a pelican stands at the entrance to Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, a hospital for birds. After snapping a pic of the pelican, check out the sanctuary, which is open daily and is free.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 11/08/2014]

Pelican statue.

Large Pelican

Large Pelican sits out front of Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary on Gulf Blvd and is cool for that Florida postcard-like photo op. The Sanctuary itself is free, donations appreciated, and also amazing for photographs.

[Scott, 06/05/2010]

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