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Tag: Northern Gannet

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News

  • Two gloved workers wearing protective glasses soap up and clean an oiled bird.
    Two workers clean an oiled northern gannet. Photo by Bonnie Strawser, USFWS.

    First two birds, oiled from the Gulf spill, readied for release at Pelican National Wildlife Refuge

    May 9, 2010 | 3 minute read

    The first two oiled birds found in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have been cleaned and are now recovered and ready for release. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will release the birds at 4 p.m. Monday, May 10, at Pelican National Wildlife Refuge on the Atlantic coast northeast of Vero Beach, Florida. Media wishing to cover the release of the birds should be at Centennial Tower in the refuge by 3:30 p.  Read the full story...

Podcasts

  • Two gloved workers wearing protective glasses soap up and clean an oiled bird.
    Two workers clean an oiled northern gannet. Photo by Bonnie Strawser, USFWS.

    Oil spill impacts that may be felt in the mountains

    May 25, 2010 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. The Deep Horizon oil spill continues to make headlines as oil keeps pouring into the Gulf of Mexico and the slick spreads. In a glimmer of good news, the Fish and Wildlife Service recently reported that the first two oiled birds found in the oil spill, a northern gannet and a brown pelican, were cleaned and released at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, safely on the east coast of Florida.  Learn more...

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