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    • Mississippi: East Levee Powerline Rookery May 13

    • Mississippi: East Levee Powerline Rookery May 13
    • Floods; Natural disasters; Wildlife refuges;
    • These photos, taken May 4 and May 12, show the rising waters at a rookery for great egrets, snowy egrets, cattle egrets and little blue herons near a powerline that crosses Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge near Yazoo City, Mississippi. By May...
    • Green-backed Heron

    • Green-backed Heron
    • Birds; Birds; Heron; Waterfowl
    • Small chunky heron with short legs. Back and sides of adult's neck are deep chestnut; green on upperparts is mixed with blue-gray; center of throat and neck is white. Greenish-black crown feathers, are sometimes raised to form shaggy crest. ...
    • Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida

    • Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida
    • Birds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Pelican Island NWR, Titusville, Florida: Pelican Island is officially the first national wildlife refuge, established in 1903 by Executive Order of President Theodore Roosevelt to protect not only the pelicans but also herons, egrets, cormorants,...
    • Birds 13

    • Birds 13
    • Birds; Art; Illustrations; Wading birds
    • National wildlife artist Bob Hines (1912 - 1994) bird illustrations including great blue herons; black-crowned night heron; louisiana heron; spoonbill; Snowy egret; common egret; reddish egret.
    • Black-crowned Night Heron

    • Black-crowned Night Heron
    • Birds; Wading birds; Species of concern;
    • Black-Crowned Night Herons are medium-sized birds whose habitats are scattered throughout large parts of the Pacific Northwest.
    • Great Egret

    • Great Egret
    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Wading birds; Wetlands;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter. This makes the refuge a great place for bird watching. Over the course of the year, a variety of bird...
    • Great Egret

    • Great Egret
    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Wading birds; Wetlands;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter. This makes the refuge a great place for bird watching. Over the course of the year, a variety of bird...
    • Great Blue heron

    • Great Blue heron
    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Wading birds; Wetlands;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter. This makes the refuge a great place for bird watching. Over the course of the year, a variety of bird...
    • Wetland sunrise

    • Wetland sunrise
    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Wetlands; Scenics; Landscape photography;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter. This makes the refuge a great place for bird watching. Over the course of the year, a variety of bird...
    • Snow geese

    • Snow geese
    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Wading birds; Wetlands; Migratory birds;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter. This makes the refuge a great place for bird watching. Over the course of the year, a variety of bird...
    • Birds in flight in sunset

    • Birds in flight in sunset
    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Wetlands; Scenics; Landscape photography;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter. This makes the refuge a great place for bird watching. Over the course of the year, a variety of bird...
    • Bright sunset with tree silhouettes

    • Bright sunset with tree silhouettes
    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Wetlands; Scenics; Landscape photography;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter. This makes the refuge a great place for bird watching. Over the course of the year, a variety of bird...
    • Brilliant sunset

    • Brilliant sunset
    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Wetlands; Scenics; Landscape photography;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter. This makes the refuge a great place for bird watching. Over the course of the year, a variety of bird...
    • Black-crowned night heron

    • Black-crowned night heron
    • Wading birds; Birds; Waterfowl;
    • At sunset when most herons are flying toward their roosting places, the black-crowned night herons are leaving the trees where they have spent the day scattering over the marshes to feed. By foraging at night, these birds avoid competition with...
    • Black-crowned night heron

    • Black-crowned night heron
    • Wading birds; Birds; Waterfowl;
    • At sunset when most herons are flying toward their roosting places, the black-crowned night herons are leaving the trees where they have spent the day scattering over the marshes to feed. By foraging at night, these birds avoid competition with...

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