Gulf Oil Spill News

A Bird’s Eye View: January 19, 2012

By Michael Givant Friday – Plainview Old Bethpage Herald – January 20, 2012

We literally go to Plan B, a nearby 32-acre tidal wetlands, Durante Park. There, almost immediately, is a great egret in a tidal pond, which flies but gives us a good view. A few starlings are perched on a tree. Feeding in Sarasota Bay is a wood stork, which is on the endangered species list. Encouraging. During the Gulf oil spill of 2010 these birds were often seen in the media, caked in bronze colored oil. Now it’s good to see them healthy. To read full story, click here.