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    • California condor chick

    • History; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Birds; Birds of prey; Photography;
    • Young California condor chick at nest near Los Angeles Finley and Bohlman had seen hatch. "He was scantly clothed, for behind his little wings the flesh was bare and his belly was bare; while the rest of his coat was down of pure white, to which...
    • Spotted Saxifrage

    • Vegetation; Wildflowers; Wildlife refuges; Togiak National Wildlife Refuge; Togiak Gallery
    • Wildflowers are found on mountainsides, stream banks, tundra plains, and even gravel bars, as seen here. Over 500 species of vascular plants have been identified at Togiak Refuge.
    • Young women embracing new technology

    • Birds; Birdwatching; Buildings, facilities and structures; Emblems; Environmental education; Equipment; Exhibits; Game birds; Game management; Illustrations; Interpretation; Leisure activities; Management; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Monitoring;...
    • Two young women enjoy using the eBird Trail Tracker to find species of birds that have been seen on the refuge.
    • Piping plovers eating on the beach

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Shorebirds; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • Two Piping Plovers on the beach feeding. The piping plover is a small, stocky, sandy-colored bird resembling a sandpiper. The adult has yellow-orange legs, a black band across the forehead from eye to eye, and a black ring around the base of its...
    • Piping plover walking on the beach

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Shorebirds; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • This Piping Plover walking on the beach. The piping plover is a small, stocky, sandy-colored bird resembling a sandpiper. The adult has yellow-orange legs, a black band across the forehead from eye to eye, and a black ring around the base of its...
    • Piping Plover walking along the beach

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Shorebirds; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • This Piping Plover on the beach. The piping plover is a small, stocky, sandy-colored bird resembling a sandpiper. The adult has yellow-orange legs, a black band across the forehead from eye to eye, and a black ring around the base of its neck....
    • Western Burrowing Owl

    • Birds; Species of concern;
    • This Burrowing Owl with its distinctive yellow eyes is seen holding its prey. Burrowing Owls make their nests in burrows in the ground.
    • Nesting brown pelicans

    • Birds; Oil spills;
    • There are 1,300 brown pelican nests on Breton Island. Brown pelicans have recently been downlisted from endangered to threatened. Photo taken on May 3, 2010 as the oil spill approaches the Gulf Coast. Boom can be seen in the background.
    • Brown pelicans

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • There are 1,300 brown pelican nests on Breton Island. Brown pelicans have recently been downlisted from endangered to threatened. Photo taken on May 3, 2010 as the oil spill approaches the Gulf Coast. Boom can be seen in the background.
    • Red-Footed Boobie

    • Birds;
    • The smallest of the boobies, the Red-footed Booby is an uncommon visitor to the mainland United States. It is seen only rarely off the California coast and at sea off southern Florida, and it breeds in the Hawaiian Islands.
    • Least weasel

    • Wildlife viewing; Wildlife refuges; Mammals;
    • The smallest living carnivore, the Least weasel is seldom seen and rarely trapped.
    • Least weasel

    • Wildlife viewing; Wildlife refuges; Mammals;
    • The smallest living carnivore, the Least weasel is seldom seen and rarely trapped.
    • Sanderlings in flight

    • Birds; Aquatic birds
    • The Sanderling is most commonly seen in flocks chasing receding waves on ocean beaches, and running away from them when they return. It breeds in the high Arctic and winters along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts from Canada to Argentina.
    • Peregrine Falcon

    • Birds; Raptors; Birds of prey; Birdwatching;
    • The Peregrine Falcon is a medium-sized bird of prey with long, pointed wings and a slender tail. Typically they nest on high, remote cliff ledges throughout much of North America. They primarily feed on birds and often are seen capturing prey in...
    • Laysan albatross pair with egg

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • The pair take turns incubating the egg while one feeds at sea. Here, the pair are seen switching roles.
    • Fuel break separates Jamacha fire from community

    • Fire management; Urban environments; Wildlife refuges;
    • The fuel break maintained by the US Fish & Wildlife Service is easily seen between the burned area and the community. One home with wood shingle roofing was damaged by air-borne fire embers. The home was saved by the firefighters but the other 928...
    • Asian longhorn beetle

    • Forest conservation; Insects; Invasive species;
    • The Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) is large, ranging from 0.75-1.25 inches long, with very long black and white antennae. The body is glossy black with irregular white spots. These beetles feed on many species of hardwood trees. Adults can be...
    • Weedwrench

    • Plants; Invasive species; Habitat restoration; Training; Vegetation; Work of the Service;
    • Students enrolled in WLD2139 Invasive Plant Management, a course offered at the USFWS National Conservation Training Center pause before tackling the removal of invasive plants through the use of a "Weed Wrench" seen here in bright orange.
    • European starling

    • Birds; Perching birds;
    • Starling sitting on dead branch in Siskiyou County, California. A non native species, european starlings were introduced to the United States in Central Park, New York in the early 1890's. All of the European Starlings found today in North...

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