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    • Birdhouse in wetland area

    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Work of the Service;
    • The Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge protects more than 47,000 acres of southern New Jersey coastal habitats which is actively managed for migratory birds. The refuge’s location in one of the Atlantic Flyway’s most active flight paths...
    • Beautiful day for birdwatching

    • Aquatic environments; Arboreal environments; Banks; Birdwatching; Buildings, facilities and structures; Connecting people with nature; Environments (Natural); Flowering plants; Foliage; Leisure activities; Landscape photography; Places...
    • Visitors marvel in the beautiful settings available for watching their favorite birds.
    • Teacher taking notes in the field

    • Bird banding; Perching birds; Statistics;
    • Teacher taking notes on bird caught for banding; image taken during National Conservation Training Center course OUT8163 Connecting People to Nature Through Birds.
    • Close view of band being placed on bird's leg

    • Bird banding; Perching birds; Statistics;
    • 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.
    • Teacher using paper bag and scales to weigh captured bird

    • Bird banding; Perching birds; Statistics;
    • 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.
    • Hands holding male cardinal in preparation for banding

    • Bird banding; Perching birds; Statistics;
    • Hands of teacher holding male cardinal in preparation for banding; note band being held in fingers; image taken during National Conservation Training Center course OUT8163 Connecting People to Nature Through Birds.
    • Student learning how to band birds

    • Bird banding; Perching birds; Statistics;
    • Student being shown by teacher how to correctly hold bird being prepared for banding; image taken during National Conservation Training Center course OUT8163 Connecting People to Nature Through Birds.
    • Student intently listening during class

    • Bird banding; Perching birds; Statistics;
    • Student seated at table during class and concentrating on what the teacher is saying; image taken during National Conservation Training Center course OUT8163 Connecting People to Nature Through Birds.
    • Short-tailed Albatross on its Nest

    • Birds; Marine birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • The majestic short-tailed albatross, an endangered seabird, is the largest albatross in the North Pacific with a wing span of 7 to 7.5 feet and golden plumage on its heads and nape. Once thought to be the most abundant albatross species in the...
    • Female Short-tailed Albatross Incubating Her Egg

    • Birds; Marine birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • US Fish and Wildlife Service staff have observed a pair of short-tailed albatross incubating an egg on Eastern Island, Midway Atoll NWR. The adult male was banded as a fledgling on Torishima Island, Japan in 1987. The female was banded as a...
    • Bogoslof Island Bird Survey Crew

    • Birds; Marine birds; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges;
    • Seabird Marine Mammal Oceanographic Coordinated Investigation (SMMOCI) project. "Puffin Grubbing " describes the technique used to find and examine birds.
    • Short-tailed Albatross Pair-bonding Dance

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A pair of short-tailed albatrosses dance together on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. This pair later mated and hatched a chick in the 2010/2011 breeding season. As of 2010, the short-tailed albatross population is estimated to be 1,200...
    • Male Short-tailed Albatross and Chick

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A male short-tailed albatross protects his chick. As of 2010, the short-tailed albatross population is estimated to be 1,200 birds. Of these, the total number of breeding age birds is thought to be approximately 600 birds.
    • Female Short-tailed Albatross on Chick

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • This is one of the first images of the female short-tailed albatross with her chick. The chick is the first to be hatched outside of Japan. As of 2010, the short-tailed albatross population is estimated to be 1,200 birds. Of these, the total number...
    • Female Short-tailed Albatross and Chick

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • This is one of the first images of the female short-tailed albatross with her chick. The chick is the first to be hatched outside of Japan. As of 2010, the short-tailed albatross population is estimated to be 1,200 birds. Of these, the total number...
    • Nesting Short-tailed albatross cover Midway Atoll

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A male short-tailed albatross protects his chick among other nesting birds. FWS Biologists keep a safe distance using telephoto lenses to get photos of the chick hatched by a Short-tailed albatross pair.
    • Male Short-tailed Albatross and Chick

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • This male Short-tailed Albatross checks on his chick that hatched recently on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. As of 2010, the short-tailed albatross population is estimated to be 1,200 birds. Of these, the total number of breeding age birds...
    • Bar-Tailed Godwit on Tundra

    • Birds; Migratory birds;Shorebirds
    • Bar-tailed Godwits are large wading birds at about 37 to 45 cm. The Bar-tailed Godwit is a mottled brown in the upper body and a lighter buff below. It has a white underwing, and a long, slightly upturned bill. As the name suggests, the white tail...
    • 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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