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    • Evermann's  Rock Ptarmigan capture attempt

    • Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Birds
    • 2005 The Evermann’s Rock Ptarmigan project is helping to restore natural biodiversity in the Aleutians. Fourteen subspecies of rock ptarmigan are found in North America with seven of the fourteen subspecies occurring in the Aleutians, and six...
    • Evermann's Ptarmigan egg

    • ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; ; Aleutian Islands; Aleutians; habitat; Islands; Coastal environments; grouse; ptarmigan; restoration; biodiversity; bioprojects; Near Islands; work of the refuge
    • 2005 The Evermann’s Rock Ptarmigan project is helping to restore natural biodiversity in the Aleutians. Fourteen subspecies of rock ptarmigan are found in North America with seven of the fourteen subspecies occurring in the Aleutians, and six...
    • Evermann's  Rock Ptarmigan

    • ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; Aleutian Islands; Aleutians; habitat; Islands; Coastal environments; grouse; ptarmigan; restoration; biodiversity; bioprojects; Near Islands; work of the refuge
    • 2005 The Evermann’s Rock Ptarmigan project is helping to restore natural biodiversity in the Aleutians. Fourteen subspecies of rock ptarmigan are found in North America with seven of the fourteen subspecies occurring in the Aleutians, and six of...
    • Evermann's Ptarmigan capture

    • Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges;Birds; Game birds
    • 2005 The Evermann’s Rock Ptarmigan project is helping to restore natural biodiversity in the Aleutians. Fourteen subspecies of rock ptarmigan are found in North America with seven of the fourteen subspecies occurring in the Aleutians, and six of...
    • Evermann's Rock Ptarmigan, Attu

    • Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Birds
    • 2005 The Evermann’s Rock Ptarmigan project is helping to restore natural biodiversity in the Aleutians. Fourteen subspecies of rock ptarmigan are found in North America with seven of the fourteen subspecies occurring in the Aleutians, and six of...
    • Evermann's Rock Ptarmigan, Attu

    • Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Birds
    • 2005 The Evermann’s Rock Ptarmigan project is helping to restore natural biodiversity in the Aleutians. Fourteen subspecies of rock ptarmigan are found in North America with seven of the fourteen subspecies occurring in the Aleutians, and six of...
    • Evermann's Rock Ptarmigan, Attu

    • Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Birds
    • 2005 The Evermann’s Rock Ptarmigan project is helping to restore natural biodiversity in the Aleutians. Fourteen subspecies of rock ptarmigan are found in North America with seven of the fourteen subspecies occurring in the Aleutians, and six of...
    • Evermann's  Rock Ptarmigan3

    • Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Birds
    • 2005, Ptarmigan on WWII relics The Evermann’s Rock Ptarmigan project is helping to restore natural biodiversity in the Aleutians. Fourteen subspecies of rock ptarmigan are found in North America with seven of the fourteen subspecies occurring in...
    • Whooping Crane

    • Birds; Endangered species;
    • A close-up view of a Whooping Crane photographed at the International Crane Foundation located in Barbaboo, Wisconsin. The Whooping Crane is an endangered species of which an estimated population of 383 continue to exist in the wild. The Whooping...
    • Gray wolf release

    • Endangered species; Mammals; Monitoring; Wildlife management;
    • A gray wolf fitted with a radio collar is released into the wild. The gray wolf or Canis lupus, often known simply as the wolf, is the largest extant wild member of the Canidae family. Though once abundant over much of Eurasia, North Africa and...
    • Plain Chachalaca perched on a branch

    • Wildlife Refuges; Game birds; Migratory birds; Landscape photography;
    • A large chicken-like bird of Mexico and Central America, the Plain Chachalaca reaches the United States only in southern Texas.
    • Northern Pintail

    • History; Migratory birds; Birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl;
    • A Northern Pintail shot taken by Finley and Bohlman at Malheur lake in 1908. Northern Pintails are among the earliest nesting ducks in North America.
    • FWS Employee Bands Neotropical Migratory Bird

    • Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge; Louisiana; Migratory birds Birds; Bird banding; neotropical migrant
    • A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist bands a neotropical migratory bird at Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana. Some species of neotropical migrants, so named because they nest in North America and winter in the tropical...
    • Service employee using a net to capture fish at Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife Refuges; Employees (USFWS); Service patch; Landscape photography; Law enforcement; Fishes;
    • A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee netting fish at Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge. Today, the refuge has a global conservation role - to instill regard for bears, salmon, and other wildlife; to protect interdependent species of fish,...
    • Whooping Crane

    • Birds; Endangered species;
    • A Whooping Crane photographed at the International Crane Foundation located in Barbaboo, Wisconsin. The Whooping Crane is an endangered species of which an estimated population of 383 continue to exist in the wild. The Whooping Crane occurs only in...
    • Market Hunting of Cougars

    • refuge centennial; market hunt; History
    • An evocative period piece depicting cougar hunting in rural America of the 1920's, location and date unknown.
    • Trumpeter swan

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Waterfowl;
    • Banded Trumpeter Swan hen with four young swimming in reeds. This is the largest waterfowl species native to North America. Most weigh 21-30 pounds, males are larger and may exceed 35 pounds.The Trumpeter Swan is the largest waterfowl species...
    • Black-footed ferret

    • Captive breeding; Endangered species; Equipment; Human impacts; Mammals; Monitoring; Reintroduction; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration;Wildlife refuges
    • Black-footed ferret at borrow entrance investigating scientific equipment laying on ground. The black-footed ferret is one of the most endangered mammals in North America. For more information about the status of black-footed ferrets visit...
    • Blue-winged Teal at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife Refuges; Waterfowl; Landscape photography;
    • Blue-winged Teal are long distance migrants, with some birds heading all the way to South America for the winter. Therefore, they take off early on spring and fall migration.
    • Releasing Endangered Masked Bobwhite Quail

    • refuge centennial; History; Endangered species; Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge; Resource management
    • By the 1970's, an added responsibility emerged for America’s National Wildlife Refuge System – promoting the recovery of Federally-listed endangered and threatened species, some of which found their last sanctuary on undeveloped tracts of...

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