Inspectors clear legal imports and
exports, and stop shipments that
violate the law. They make sure that
wildlife imports and exports are
accompanied by the required permits
and licenses, and verify that the
contents of shipments match the
Resources and Contacts
For information about cooperative conservation
opportunities, contact the U. S. Fish and Wildlife
Service office for your State.
( Region 1)
Endangered Species Program Office
1- 503- 231- 6118
animals; aves; Birds; Birds; duck;ducks;Waterfowl; New Jersey
Adult male in alternate plumage is unmistakable. Females, immature and eclipse-plumage males could be confused with Black Ducks, Gadwalls and Mottled Ducks, but note the blue speculum with white borders on both sides. Gadwalls are also distinctive...
Animals;Aves; Birds; Birds; Duck;Waterfowl; New Jersey
Both sexes of the American Black Duck have almost identical plumage. The body is a dark brown color, the crown is a lighter brown on the neck and head, with a dark stripe through the eye. In flight, the white wing linings can be seen in contrast...
Animals; aves; Birds; Birds; exotic; invasive ;New Jersey
Mute swans are among the most beautiful of the seven swan species in the world. They have little or no fear of humans, they are easily observable and provide opportunities for people to come in close contact with wildlife. The young have a dusky...
This is a status assessment of the double-crested cormorant in North America as of 2001. It includes general information on the bird, biological information and area-specific population information for throughout North America.
David Janes oral history interview as conducted by Dorothe Norton. Along with working at various refuges, David Janes worked out of the regional offices in Region 5 and Region 6. He retired in 1997 as a GS-12 Land Acquisition Planning Biologist...
John Opie oral history interview as conducted by Lisa Mighetto. Note that Mr. Opie is not an employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service, but is one of the founders of the American Society of Environmental History (ASEH).