Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 2 October 2014

In pictures: Oil spill's impact? on Gulf of Mexico wildlife

A bird is mired in oil on the beach at East Grand Terre Island along the Louisiana coast on Thursday, June 3, 2010.
A brown pelican is mired in heavy oil on the beach at East Grand Terre Island along the Louisiana coast on Thursday, June 3, 2010
A Brown Pelican sits covered in oil on the beach at East Grand Terre Island along the Louisiana coast on Thursday, June 3, 2010

Oil from the Deepwater Horizon has affected wildlife throughout the Gulf of Mexico.

Click the image above to view AP photographer Charlie Riedel's latest images of birds caught in the deadly sludge on Louisiana's East Grand Terre Island.

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