An oiled Scaup is cleaned at OWCN/IBRRC bird
rescue center in Cordelia, CA. Click on image to see larger
Here’s the updated numbers on the oiled bird response:
804 live birds in care
244 washed of oil
590 found dead in the field*
* birds found dead include:
112 visibly oiled
All of the birds are being treated at the OWCN’s San Francisco Bay Oiled Wildlife Care and Education Center in Cordelia.
California Fish & Game and IBRRC wildlife rescue teams continue to comb the bay and beaches to collect birds for treatment after the SF Bay spill on Wednesday morning, November 7, 2007.
Updated numbers from OWCN: Tuesday 10:20 PM, November 13, 2007.
Volunteers wash birds at the Cordelia wildlife center.