The oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico will undoubtedly impact the bird populations in the region for years to come. There are ways that we all can help. You can click on http://www.houstonaudubon.org and then get all the latest news and information you need from:
"National Wildlife Refuge Association" for current updates on the impact that the oil spill is having on the Gulf Coast National Wildlife Refuges.
"U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service" for the latest news on the oil spill response and actions that are being taken by the Gulf Coast National Wildlife Refuges
"American Bird Conservancy" They have prepared a list of the top ten sites in the Gulf which are at most immediate risk from the oil spill. They also have a map of globally important bird areas along the Gulf Coast.
"DeepwaterHorizon.com" U.S. Government website
Each of these sites have good information on ways that we can donate or help. We need to take care of our birds as well as our environment.