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Huntington Beach Oil Spill Fouls Beaches Home to Federally Threatened Snowy Plovers

Huntington Beach, Calif., October 6, 2021 – Petroleum from the weekend’s massive oil spill off Orange County continues to endanger shorebirds as it washes up on beaches, including at wintering grounds for the federally threatened Western Snowy Plover. “Tom Ryan, a biologist with Los Angeles Audubon, estimates that around 200 Western Snowy Plovers winter along […]