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Common Murre, oil-stained bird in distress 15 May 2009 Morro Strand | by mikebaird
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Common Murre, oil-stained bird in distress 15 May 2009 Morro Strand

Oil-stained bird in distress. This Common Murre or Common Guillemot (Uria aalge) bird, which is a large auk, and is also known as the Thin-billed Murre in North America was observed distressed on Morro Strand State Beach, Morro Bay, CA 15 May 2009. Snapshot by Michael "Mike" L. Baird, mike at mikebaird d o t com, flickr.bairdphotos.com

 

I almost always report such birds in distress in San Luis Obispo (SLO) County, to our wonderful resource, Pacific Wildlife Care, in Morro Bay, CA - For Wildlife in Distress Call (805) 543-9453 (WILD), www.pacificwildlifecare.org/

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Taken on May 15, 2009