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    • Laysan Island

    • Aerial photography; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments; Marine environments;
    • Laysan previously harbored 5 unique species, of which two still survive, the Laysan duck and the Laysan finch. In addition, 2 million seabirds nest here.
    • Whooping Cranes at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

    • Aransas;Refuge Centennial; Birds; History;Endangered species; Texas
    • Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, north of Corpus Christi, Texas, is one of the National Wildlife Refuge System’s premier units, in large part because of the role it has played in the recovery of the endangered whooping crane, a 5-foot-tall white...
    • king rail 2

    • Birds; Birds; animals; animal; Illustrations; illustrations; Art; line art; Wading birds; rails
    • golden plover 2

    • Birds; Birds; Shorebirds; Shorebirds; animals; animal; illustrations; Illustrations; Art; line art
    • common loon 2

    • Birds; Birds; swimming; animal; animals; Illustrations; illustrations; Art; line art
    • Docent led birding hike on Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

    • Birds; Birdwatching; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Hiking; Youth;
    • Throughout the fall to spring, several special docent or staff led hikes are available to the public. On April 24, 2010, visitors took a short 2 mile hike to a wildlife viewing platform overlooking managed wetlands hosting various spring migrants...
    • Short-tailed Albatross on its Nest

    • Birds; Marine birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • The majestic short-tailed albatross, an endangered seabird, is the largest albatross in the North Pacific with a wing span of 7 to 7.5 feet and golden plumage on its heads and nape. Once thought to be the most abundant albatross species in the...
    • Male Short-tailed albatross incubating egg

    • Birds; Marine birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • This historic photo documents the first siting of a nesting short-tailed albatross (middle) at Midway Atoll national Wildlife Refuge. The two decoys on either side have been used (along with others and accompanying broadcasts of bird calls) on...
    • Bald Eagles

    • Birds; Raptors; Birds of prey;
    • A pair of bald eagles perched on a branch.
    • White Sulphur Springs NFH

    • Buildings, facilities and structures; Fish hatcheries;
    • An exterior view of a building at the White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery.
    • Laysan Island after the Tsunami

    • Coastal environments; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Tropical environments; Weather impacts; Wildlife refuges; Islands;
    • View looking north towards camp. A tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck Laysan island late on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours into the early morning hours of March 11th.All staff are...
    • Wisdom Returns to Feed Her Chick

    • Coastal environments; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Tropical environments; Weather impacts; Wildlife refuges; Islands;
    • Fish and Wildlife Service announced on March 21, 2011 that Wisdom has returned. In the face of tremendous losses of Laysan and black-footed albatross at the Refuge - including an estimated 110,000 chicks and 2,000 adults - to the tsunami that...
    • Castle Rock in California

    • Coastal environments; Scenics; Islands;
    • Castle Rock a 14-acre island located less than 2 miles off the coast of Crescent City, California. A part of the National Wildlife Refuge System, Castle Rock is the second largest seabird breeding colony along the California coast, hosting more...
    • Students Look for Birds

    • Connecting people with nature; Youth; Work of the Service; Education; Education outreach; Wildlife refuges; Employees (USFWS);
    • Students look for birds with their binoculars on the William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge.


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