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Oiled Heron during Gulf Oil Spill 2010! Walked over to the beach to see how much oil had washed up, and saw this bird in the surf unable to fly. The oil was caked to his legs. Was washed off by the su

Oiled Heron during Gulf Oil Spill 2010! Walked over to the beach to see how much oil had washed up, and saw this bird in the surf unable to fly. The oil was caked to his legs. Was washed off by the surf later and he managed to take off!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2010
Date Uploaded: 09.2010
Photo Location: Orange Beach, Alabama, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D80
Copyright: © lisa walters