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    • Adult Laysan Albatross Trapped Was Later Rescued

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • This adult Laysan albatross was trapped in naupaka branches after tsunami wave. The 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...
    • Albatross in Flight

    • Birds; Marine birds; Islands; Volunteers; Wildlife refuges; Birdwatching; Tropical environments; Coastal environments;
    • Albatross in flight on Eastern Island in the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. Nest census volunteers take a break and observe albatross gliding.
    • Albatross Nest Colony

    • Birds; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments; Coastal environments;
    • An albatross nest colony on Sand Island, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Albatross Nest Colony

    • Birds; Marine birds; Trees; Tropical environments; Coastal environments; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • Albatross nest colony on Sand Island, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Albatross Nesting

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • Laysan albatross and black-footed albatross nesting at Sand Island in the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Albatross Nesting at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

    • Birds; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments;
    • Laysan albatross nesting at Eastern Island, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. A black-footed albatross is seen, lower left. The vegetation on the left is native naupaka. The vegetation in the background on the right is an invasive plant,...
    • Albatross Nesting Near Historic Building

    • Birds; Marine birds; Buildings, facilities and structures; Historic sites; History; Wildlife refuges; Islands; Tropical environments;
    • Albatross nest in the area surrounding a historic building on Sand Island, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Black-footed Albatross chick and Short-tailed Albatross Chick Survive Tsunami

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • Black-footed albatross chick and short-tailed albatross chick next to short-tailed albatross decoy on Eastern Island. A tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and...
    • Booby

    • Birds; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments;
    • A booby perches on a tree limb in front of nesting grounds on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Brown Booby

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A brown booby perches near the ocean on the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Brown Booby on Nest

    • Birds; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments;
    • A brown booby perches on its nest on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Brown Noddy

    • Birds; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments;
    • A brown noddy on its nest at Eastern Island, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Chicks and Adults Washed into Vegetation During Tsunami

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • The chicks and adults got washed up into big piles of dead vegetation 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,...
    • Damage to the Pier on Eastern Island

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Buildings, facilities and structures; Coastal environments; Weather impacts;
    • Eastern Island is the second largest of the three islands at Midway Atoll. It is estimated that 60% of the island was over-washed by the tsunami. The tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on...
    • Debris and Injured Birds in Lagoon at Midway Atoll

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • Floating island of debris and injured birds in lagoon at Midway Atoll 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,...
    • Debris and Injured Birds in Lagoon at Midway Atoll

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • Long shot of a floating island of debris and injured birds in lagoon at Midway Atoll 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...

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