International Bird Rescue Research Center led the effort to capture, stabilize and release oiled birds around the wreck of the Selendang Ayu.
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|Searching for oiled birds among sea ice.||IBRCC search for birds around Nagindak oil boom.||IBRRC used smaller skiffs launched from ship to search for oiled birds.|
|Skiff used to capture oiled birds.||Harbor seal watches IBRCC search for oiled birds from Exito.|
|Searching for oiled birds around wreck of Selendang Ayu.|
|Oiled glaucous-winged gull.||Oiled crested auklet captured.|
|Oiled longtailed duck captured on shore.||Longtailed duck.||Longtailed duck not oiled (released).|
|Common murre with oil.||Oil spot.||Oiled common murre.|
|Oiled common murre.||Oiled birds were flown from work area by helicopter to Dutch Harbor.|
Photos by Steve Ebbert