As of today, the oil has not reached the Bolivar sanctuary shores, although birds in varying degrees of oiling continue to congregate there for safety. Texas Parks and Wildlife, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Houston Audubon, Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, wildlife specialists are providing count data on oiled birds, and are on standby to engage in habitat, bird salvage and rescue actions.
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Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) interactive map and related links on spill here:
Here's informative WHSRN news alert:
And you can review some good Q&As from Houston Audubon here:
As always, for more information about important bird areas across the U.S., check the National Audubon Society's website at: