Marine birds disappearing from US Pacific Northwest coast


Once-common bird population in decline – new studies show dwindling fish numbers as a significant cause.

THE bird-counters stood in the windy bow chattering into headsets and scanning the Strait of Juan de Fuca with binoculars. “Scoters,” Sherman Anderson said. “Three of them. At 11 o’clock. Look like surfs.”

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