Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge; Louisiana; Migratory birds Birds; Bird banding; neotropical migrant
A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist bands a neotropical migratory bird at Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana. Some species of neotropical migrants, so named because they nest in North America and winter in the tropical...
Each summer, birds use the Arctic Refuge to nest, raise young, feed, or rest. They then migrate to destinations in the States and beyond. This map shows some birds that may visit the 50 states of the US.
Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival viewing stations allow good viewing of large varieties of migratory birds. This festival is usually held the 1st or 2nd weekend of May and is sponsored by Alaska Maritime NWR and the Homer Chamber of Commerce