The effects of the continuing oil gusher have been localized so far. It will not remain that way-
This from the Missoulian. Gulf oil spill threatens birds migrating south from Montana. By Rob Chaney
It seems like the Texas coast is the most important for migrating birds from Montana.
Plans are being made to try to quickly create some artificial wetlands to attract wintering birds.
Alternate habitats for migrating birds considered. By Amy Wold Advocate (Louisiana) staff writer