Group finds 420 birds oiled by spill in 3 states

Associated Press: The director of a wildlife rescue operation says more than 400 birds harmed by Gulf oil have been found on the coasts of Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. Ken Rice, the wildlife branch director for the operation in the three states, said Wednesday that more than 190 with oil had been found dead over the past two months. Almost 220 oiled birds were found alive for possible cleaning. Rice says the most affected bird was the Northern Gannet, which spends much of its ......

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