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    • Albatross in Flight

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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 at 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

    • 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.
    • Booby

    • 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

    • Brown Booby
    • Birds; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments; Coastal environments;
    • Brown booby perches on driftwood on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Brown Booby on Nest

    • 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

    • Brown Noddy
    • Birds; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments;
    • A brown noddy on its nest at Eastern Island, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Eastern Island Algae Bloom

    • Eastern Island Algae Bloom
    • Marine ecology; Marine environments; Tropical environments; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Weather impacts;
    • An algae bloom has been observed along the shore of Eastern Island, most likely a result from the increased amount of nutrients in the water, also from the tsunami. Staff will continue to observe the bloom to see if it persists over time.
    • Eastern Island Wetland Damage

    • Eastern Island Wetland Damage
    • Tropical environments; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wetlands; Weather impacts;
    • Refuge staff has observed dramatic drops in the level of the water in wetlands on Eastern Island since the tsunami. The refuge is working with a hydrologist to understand if the tsunami may have had any long term effects on the island’s fresh...
    • Frigatebirds in Flight

    • Frigatebirds in Flight
    • Birds; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments;
    • Frigatebirds fly overhead on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Great ape conservation fund

    • Great ape conservation fund
    • Endangered species; Mammals;Population control; Statistics; Tropical environments; International affairs
    • This is a fact sheet explaining the Great Ape Conservation Fund. It describes the various factors leading to the perilous situation they face, as well as the projects the Fund has designed to help ease the situation.
    • Historic Cable House

    • Historic Cable House
    • Historic sites; History; Buildings, facilities and structures; Birds; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments;
    • The historic Cable House sits among nesting albatross in the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.

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