Yes, over 1 billion migratory birds pass through the Gulf coast every fall.
With oil now washing up from Galveston, Texas to the west coast of Florida, and no one with any idea how to stop it if the relief wells don't work, this is turning into quite the mass extinction level event.
The real kicker is 40% of the leak every day is methane. You don't even see it. But sooner or later the ice caps will- as they melt.
Which is just fine for BP, they interfere with the drilling, and no Arctic Wildlife Reserves if there's no arctic or wildlife, right?