Brown Pelican

Recently removed from the endangered species list, the rebounding population nests on coastal islands throughout the impact zone.

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Brown Pelican
Recently removed from the endangered species list, the rebounding population nests on coastal islands throughout the impact zone.
Roseate Spoonbill
The main population of this hot pink spatulate-billed wader is restricted to the Gulf Coast islands, marshes, and mangroves.
American Oystercatcher
This boldly plumaged sandpiper with a neon orange bill is at risk due to its nesting areas on sandy beaches and coastal islands.
Reddish Egret
This imperiled species and other herons and egrets could be severely impacted since they nest and feed around Gulf Coast marshes and islands.
Red Knot
Steeply declining and proposed for federal listing under the Endangered Species Act, Red Knots are present year-round, especially in western Florida.
Royal Tern
This species and several other terns all dive in the water for food and nest in dense colonies on low sandy islands all along the Gulf Coast.
Snowy Plover
The entire eastern U.S. population nests along sandy beaches of the Gulf Coast states and is already at risk from recreational beach use.
Wilson's Plover
Most U.S. Wilson's Plovers are year-round resident in this region and nest on heavily visited coastal beaches and islands.
Seaside Sparrow
A unique population inhabiting the region occurs nowhere else in the world and could be at risk if the oil reaches marshlands.
Clapper Rail
A distinctive form in Gulf Coast saltmarshes could be at risk if oil enters this already imperiled habitat.