A young male Vermillion Flycatcher perches on a branch Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge near Anahuac, Texas. In a typical winter, the Texas Gulf Coast is packed with tens... more 
A young male Vermillion Flycatcher perches on a branch Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge near Anahuac, Texas. In a typical winter, the Texas Gulf Coast is packed with tens of thousands of birds _ songbirds, waterfowl, catbirds, gnatcatchers, warblers and other migrants. But this year, an annual count done just before Christmas found the population had dropped steeply. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Pat Sullivan
Thu, Mar 1, 2012 3:13 AM EST