Seabirds plague Valdez tanker terminal
Alyeska Pipeline tries to discourage black-legged kittiwakes from nesting on loading berths; guano poses messy workplace hazard
For Petroleum News
Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. has a serious bird problem on its hands.
It seems a multitude of black-legged kittiwakes has taken a shine to the Valdez oil terminal as a place to nest.
Specifically, the kittiwakes like the tanker loading berths that extend out into the waters of Port Valdez.
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