Finley and Bohlman hand painted glass slide of a young spotted sandpiper at Klamath Marsh 1905. The Spotted Sandpiper is the most widespread-breeding sandpiper in North America, capitalizing on generalist habits.
A young spotted sandpiper hand painted glass slide taken by Finley and Bohlman at Klamath Marsh in 1905. These photographs would later help create a bird refuge to protect Klamath from plume hunters in 1908.
This ancient feature was initially created by Archaic cultures and completed by Woodland period cultures. Its height was reached by the discarding the shells of their food source - oysters, clams, and other mollusks. over a 6,000 time span. Once...
Hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman of a Western Grebe. Photo taken at Klamath Marsh in 1905. Finley and Bohlman photos would later help Klamath be declared a bird refuge in 1908 by Roosevelt.
A Western grebe on its nest in Klamath Marsh, 1905. Finley and Bohlman's hand painted glass slides of Klamath Marsh would help protect the area from plume hunters by influencing President Roosevelt to declare the area a bird refuge in 1908.
A dramatic presentation by Finley and Bohlman of a dead Western Grebe in front of its young, notice the red coloring at the neck of the Grebe. Finley and Bohlman were out the end the feather hunting that was destroying habitats of birds, especially...
Finley and Bohlman's mission while shooting photos in Malheur was bring an end to plume hunting that was destorying bird colonies in that area, including western grebe's. They were successful and Malheur was declared a bird refuge in 1908.
Photograph by Finley and Bohlman of a young Great horned owl perching on a rock at Malheur lake, 1908. The Great horned owl has the most extensive range of habitat, the widest prey base, and the most variable nesting sites of any American owl.