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Queen Bess Island, a rookery for brown pelicans, Louisiana's State bird,and other migratory birds is contaminated with oil that is on both sides of boom put around the island to protect it. The National Wildlife and fFshery agents have rescued many birds off the island that are drenched in oil since june 3rd, 2010. In some areas the booms are full of BP oil and need to be replaced to be effective.
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BP Oil Spill, Queen Bess Island
Queen Bess Island, a rookery for brown pelicans, Louisiana's State bird,and other migratory birds is contaminated with oil that is on both sides of boom put around the island to protect it. The National Wildlife and fFshery agents have rescued many birds off the island that are drenched in oil since june 3rd, 2010. In some areas the booms are full of BP oil and need to be replaced to be effective.