As I Lay Dying

[Barataria Bay, Louisiana; May 23. Image via AP]

A young heron sits dying amidst oil splattering underneath mangrove on an island impacted by oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Barataria Bay, just inside the the coast of Lousiana, Sunday, May 23, 2010. The is home to hundreds of herons, brown pelicans, terns, gulls and roseate spoonbills. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)