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    • Laysan Island

    • Aerial photography; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments; Marine environments;
    • Laysan's ring of sandy dunes surrounds a 100-acre hypersaline interior lake, a feature unique to the Hawaiian Archipelago, and rare in the Pacific as a whole.
    • 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.
    • Pearl and Hermes Atoll

    • Aerial photography; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments; Marine environments;
    • The atoll boast the highest rate of reef fish that are unique to the Hawaiian Archipelago, with 62% of fish species out of a total 174 species.
    • Pearl and Hermes Atoll

    • Aerial photography; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments; Marine environments;
    • The islets at Pearl and Hermes Atoll provide dry land for monk seals, green turtles, and a multitude of seabirds, with 16 species breeding here.
    • Pearl and Hermes Atoll

    • Aerial photography; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments; Marine environments;
    • Pearl and Hermes Atoll is a large atoll with several small islets such as the ones shown here, forming a total of 96 acres of land surrounded by over 300,000 acres of coral reef habitat.
    • Caged Nutria is Covered to Keep Animal Calm During Tagging

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A sheet covers the caged nutria to keep it calm during the tail tagging. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand the nutria and prevent their spreading.
    • Collar Tag for Nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A collar tag to be put on a nutria. It's designed stretch so it can be put on snugly and a nutria will neither get a limb stuck inside nor have trouble breathing. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand the nutria's habits and...
    • Nutria is Released Back Into the Water

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • The tagged nutria is released back into the water. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand the habits of nutria and prevent their spreading.
    • Nutria Health Exam

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A nutria is given a health exam before being tagged. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand nutria and prevent their spreading.
    • Caged Nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging;
    • A caged nutria, waiting to be tagged. The animals are trapped in order to tag them to better understand the habits of nutria and preventing their spreading.
    • Nutria Health Exam

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging; Biologists (USFWS);
    • A nutria is examined before being tagged. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand nutria and prevent their spreading.
    • Weighing Caged Nutria

    • Aquatic animals; Invasive species; Mammals; Rodents; Wildlife management; Trapping; Tagging; Biologists (USFWS);
    • Every nutria is weighed before tagging. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand the habits of nutria and prevent their spreading
    • Sandhill cranes

    • Birds; Estuarine environments; Wildlife refuges;
    • Sandhill cranes at the Merced National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Great Egret at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge

    • Birds; Wading birds; Wildlife refuges;
    • The Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge is located near Willows, CA and is one of California's premier waterfowl refuges. Waterfowl are present from September through March. View hundreds of thousands of geese and ducks from November through...
    • Dowitchers

    • Birds; Wetlands;
    • Image of dowitchers taken by a USFWS employee and submitted to a 2009 Photo Contest.
    • Belden's Landing Bridge

    • Boating; Boats; Rivers and streams;
    • View of Belden's Landing Bridge over the Montezuma Slough with a boat's wake in the foreground.
    • Lindsey Slough

    • Boating; Boats; Rivers and streams;
    • Boats on the Lindsey Slough
    • Liberty Cut

    • Boats; Boating; Rivers and streams; Riparian environments;
    • Boats on the water at Liberty Cut on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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