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    • Columbian White-Tailed Deer

    • Recovered; Mammals; Forests;
    • The Columbian white-tailed deer was federally listed as endangered in 1968, at which time only a small population was known to survive on islands and a small area of mainland in Washington along the lower Columbia River. In 1978, a small population...
    • Columbian White-Tailed Deer

    • Recovered; Mammals; Forests;
    • The Columbian white-tailed deer was federally listed as endangered in 1968, at which time only a small population was known to survive on islands and a small area of mainland in Washington along the lower Columbia River. In 1978, a small population...
    • California condor chick

    • History; Endangered 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...
    • Sea turtle nest relocation

    • Oil spills; Employees (USFWS); Reptiles; Relocation;
    • July 12, 2010 Gulf Shores, AL - Alabama's first sea turtle nest to transfer to Kennedy Space Center on the Atlantic Coast of Florida. Each egg was marked on the top before it was moved, to ensure the egg was not rotated during the transfer process....
    • Wood Bison Calf

    • Mammals; Endangered species;
    • During the early 1800s, wood bison numbers were estimated at 168,000, but by the late 1800s, the subspecies was nearly eliminated. Excessive hunting was the primary factor leading to population decline. Another factor that is thought to have played...
    • Half buried Bonin petrel which was later rescued

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • This Bonin petrel was half buried in sand after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On March 15, FWS released an official...
    • Walsh Ditch fire reunion at Seney National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife Refuges; Adults; Landscape photography; Fire management; Fires;
    • Walsh Ditch Fire Reunion at Seney National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge was established in 1935 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The wild land that today is the refuge has not always appeared so wild. This is a...
    • Seney National Wildlife Refuge Welsh Ditch Fire Reunion sign

    • Wildlife Refuges; Signs; Landscape photography; Fire management;
    • A sign at Seney National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge was established in 1935 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The wild land that today is the refuge has not always appeared so wild. This is a land that was...
    • Equipment used for fire control at Seney National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife Refuges; Forest fires; Fire management; Fires; Equipment; Landscape photography;
    • Fire equipment at Seney National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge was established in 1935 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The wild land that today is the refuge has not always appeared so wild. This is a land that...
    • Water truck used for fires at Seney National Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife Refuges; Equipment; Fire management; Fires; Forest fires; Landscape photography;
    • A water truck us for fires atSeney National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge was established in 1935 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The wild land that today is the refuge has not always appeared so wild. This is...
    • Service employee with fire equipment at the Seney Natinal Wildlife Refuge

    • Wildlife Refuges; Employees (USFWS); Equipment; Fire management; Fires; Landscape photography;
    • Seney National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1935 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The wild land that today is the refuge has not always appeared so wild. This is a land that was once heavily logged,...
    • Service employee on a piece of fire equipment

    • Wildlife Refuges; Employees (USFWS); Fires; Fire management; Landscape photography; Forest fires;
    • Seney National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1935 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The wild land that today is the refuge has not always appeared so wild. This is a land that was once heavily logged,...
    • Walsh Ditch Fire Reunion at Seney National Wildllife Refuge

    • Wildlife Refuges; Adults; Leisure activities;
    • Seney National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1935 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The wild land that today is the refuge has not always appeared so wild. This is a land that was once heavily logged,...
    • Black-Footed Ferret

    • Endangered species;Mammals;Partnerships
    • This photo was taken at the Black-Footed Ferret Recovery Program in Colorado. The black-footed ferret is considered to be the rarest mammal in North America. In 1988, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service developed the "Black-footed Ferret Recovery...
    • Waterfowl and wetlands

    • Wildlife Refuges; Wetlands; Waterfowl; Landscape photography;
    • Located along the meandering Bitterroot River and surrounded by the majestic Bitterroot and Sapphire mountain ranges, Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) offers spectacular viewing opportunities of the Montana landscapes and wildlife. The...
    • Service employee removes Indigo Bunting from mist net

    • Biologists (USFWS); Bird banding; Birds; Birdwatching; Work of the Service; Training; Connecting people with nature;
    • This is a picture of a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee removing a Indigo Bunting from a mist net. The bird was measured, weighed and banded. The documentation was recorded and the bird was released.
    • Nihoa Millerbird Translocation

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered species;
    • Nihoa Millerbirds are cared for while being transported on the ship. The Nihoa Millerbird is a tiny land bird that was discovered on the island of Nihoa in 1923. Another subspecies once occurred on Laysan Island, where it went extinct in the early...
    • Nihoa Millerbird Translocation

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered species;
    • Nihoa Millerbirds are cared for while being transported on the ship. The Nihoa Millerbird is a tiny land bird that was discovered on the island of Nihoa in 1923. Another subspecies once occurred on Laysan Island, where it went extinct in the early...
    • Nihoa Millerbird Translocation

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Ships;
    • Nihoa Millerbirds are cared for while being transported on the ship. The Nihoa Millerbird is a tiny land bird that was discovered on the island of Nihoa in 1923. Another subspecies once occurred on Laysan Island, where it went extinct in the early...

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