Comments by Loretta O'Brien

Letter: Birds caught in oil spill have been found on Coastside, volunteers needed

November 13, 2007
I spent several hours on Montara beach this morning sitting in vigil with an oiled surf scoter while I waited for official bird rescue personnel. At 8:30 this morning (11/13) I called 877-823-6926 and submitted a report. I was instructed not to touch the bird and unfortunately due to the scale of the problem they could not tell me if/when somebody would arrive. Thankfully, cheerful and qualified personnel came at 12:30pm. I will say it was a helpless feeling sitting on the beach watching this poor…