More Problems Reported with BP Wildlife Distress Hotline

The National Wildlife Federation has already documented repeated incidents of trouble reporting oiled wildlife to the BP Wildlife Distress Hotline. More than two months into the BP oil disaster, we continue to hear stories of frustration from our volunteers & staff along the Gulf Coast.

How hard can it be to convey information about impacted wildlife on the hotline? I took this clip just a couple of weeks ago near Cat Island, not far from the mouth of the Mississippi River, as NWF Naturalist David Mizejewski attempted to report oiled birds:

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Have you tried calling the BP wildlife distress hotline? If so, tell us about your experience in the comments below.

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