Teacher showing class how to weigh bird captured for banding by using scales and placing bird in paper bag; image taken during National Conservation Training Center course OUT8163 Connecting People to Nature Through Birds.
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Iowa Department of Natural Resources employee Dave Hoffman holding a trumpeter swan in his arms at a demonstration held during International Migratory Bird Day. This bird was released as part of a swan restoration project.
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...
Bird nest located in Malheur lake, 1908. Finley and Bohlman photos of the area in 1908 helped President Roosevelt declare Malheur a bird refuge in 1908. Malheur was once threatened by plume hunters until it was declared a refuge.
A hand painted glass slide of a tufted puffin taken by Finley and Bohlman at Three Arch Rocks during a 1903 vist. Three Arch Rocks would later become the west coast first bird refuge in 1907. Under the Model Bird Law Finley was able to end sea bird...
Close-up of person's hands holding bird and putting band on leg with needle-nose plyers; image taken during National Conservation Training Center course OUT8163 Connecting People to Nature Through Birds.