Animal News: Gulf Spill Still Threatens Millions of Migrating Birds
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© 2010 National Geographic; videographer and field producer: Fritz Faerber
Gulf Spill Still Threatens Millions of Migrating Birds
August 10, 2010—Up to a billion migrating birds stop over in the Gulf of Mexico region on their annual treks southward. Despite BP's capping of the Deepwater Horizon leak, scientists say the birds may face ill effects from the Gulf oil spill for years to come.