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    • Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge

    • Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge
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    • Sweetwater Marsh NWR, Imperial Beach, California: This bit of salt-marsh habitat, just 315 acres, is all that's left of the huge salt marshes surrounding San Diego Bay. The refuge was developed as a result of a court-ordered settlement over a...
    • White Ibis

    • White Ibis
    • Aquatic birds; Birds;
    • Habitat: Salt, brackish, and fresh marshes, rice fields, mangroves. May forage in any kind of shallow water, commonly flying to feed in fresh water even in coastal regions. Foraging sites include marshes, mudflats, flooded pastures, lake edges,...
    • Pelican silhouette

    • Pelican silhouette
    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...
    • Pelican silhouette

    • Pelican silhouette
    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...
    • Pelican in flight

    • Pelican in flight
    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...
    • 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. ...
    • Red-Winged Black Bird (female)

    • Red-Winged Black Bird (female)
    • Birds; Migratory birds; Perching birds;
    • The Red-winged Blackbird is found throughout the most of the US. During summer they can be found near wetlands, marshes and rivers. For more information about this species visit http://www.mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov/id/framlst/i4980id.html
    • Great Egret

    • Great Egret
    • Birds;Wading birds
    • The great egret is a large white heron with a heavey yellow bill that frequents marshes, wetlands and mud flats.
    • Black-crowned night heron

    • Black-crowned night heron
    • Birds; Waterfowl;
    • A juvenile black-crowned night heron standing on tree limb. At sunset, when most herons are flying toward their roosting places, the black-crowned herons are leaving the trees where they have spent the day scattering over the marshes to feed. By...
    • Bird silhouette in flight

    • Bird silhouette in flight
    • Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...
    • Bird silhouette

    • Bird silhouette
    • Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...
    • Trio of Pelican silhouettes

    • Trio of Pelican silhouettes
    • Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...
    • Pair of Pelican silhouettes

    • Pair of Pelican silhouettes
    • Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes,...
    • Columbia Spotted Frog

    • Columbia Spotted Frog
    • Candidate; Species of concern; Amphibians; Remote sensing;
    • Columbia spotted frogs (Rana Luteiventris) are found from Alaska and most of British Columbia to Washington east of the Cascades, Idaho, and portions of Wyoming, Nevada, and Utah. Spotted frogs live in spring seeps, meadows, marshes, ponds and...
    • Emerson Parcel Tidal Marsh in California

    • Emerson Parcel Tidal Marsh in California
    • Coastal environments; Coastal restoration; Coastal zone management; Estuarine environments; Habitat restoration;
    • The California Coastal Conservancy was awarded $1 million to help restore 438 acres of leveed grazing lands to a mosaic of open water, tidal channels, intertidal marsh, riparian woodland, and uplands. This project is part a larger effort being...
    • FWS Personnel with Canoe

    • FWS Personnel with Canoe
    • FWS Employees (USFWS); Sunkhaze Meadow National Wildlife Refuge; Maine
    • Since 1903, increased urbanization, changes in agricultural practices, drainage and development of marshes and tidal wetlands, drought and pollution continue to take their toll on America's wildlife habitat. Employees of the U.S. Fish and...

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