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Waterfowl Affected by Oil Spill from Hurricane Sandy

A Great Blue Heron impacted by an oil spill in the Hudson Valley during Sandy cleanup

An oil-soaked Great Blue Heron stands by the water's edge. Oil spills from the hurricane have harmed waterfowl throughout the Hudson Valley.