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    • Brown Noddy on Laysan beach

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • Flock of Brown Noddy on Laysan beach with ship in background. Brown Noddies are medium sized, dark, brown birds. Adults have ashy-white forehead and crown sharply demarcated from black lores, merging evenly into gray nape. They have a long, narrow,...
    • Brown Noddy perched on a piece of wood

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • Brown Noddy perched on a piece of wood. Brown noddies are medium sized, dark, brown birds. Adults have ashy-white forehead and crown sharply demarcated from black lores, merging evenly into gray nape. They have a long, narrow, wedged-shaped tail...
    • Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel chick, Ulak Island

    • Adults;Birds; Marine birds;Islands
    • The Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel is found off the Pacific Coast. During the breeding season, Fork-tailed Storm-Petrels nest in colonies on small Pacific islets with enough soil in which to dig nest-burrows. They forage on the open ocean over the...
    • Laysan Island

    • Aerial photography; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments; Marine environments;
    • Laysan previously harbored 5 unique species, of which two still survive, the Laysan duck and the Laysan finch. In addition, 2 million seabirds nest here.
    • Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary oral history transcript Part 1 of 4

    • Agriculture; Bird banding; Birds; Biologists (USFWS); Biography; Diseases; Employees (USFWS); Fishes; History; Migration; Migratory birds; Pesticides; Research; Science; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Surveying; Tagging; Waterfowl; Wildlife...
    • This is Part 1 of 4 transcripts from the Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary of the Patuxent Science Center. It includes speakers who talk about their time at working at Patuxent and some of the work they did. This transcript includes the...
    • Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary oral history transcript Part 3 of 4

    • Agriculture; Bird banding; Birds; Biologists (USFWS); Biography; Diseases; Employees (USFWS); Fishes; History; Migration; Migratory birds; Pesticides; Research; Science; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Surveying; Tagging; Waterfowl; Wildlife...
    • This is Part 3 of 4 transcripts from the Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary of the Patuxent Science Center. It includes speakers who talk about their time at working at Patuxent and some of the work they did. This transcript includes the...
    • Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary oral history transcript Part 2 of 4

    • Agriculture; Bird banding; Birds; Biologists (USFWS); Biography; Diseases; Employees (USFWS); Fishes; History; Migration; Migratory birds; Pesticides; Research; Science; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Surveying; Tagging; Waterfowl; Wildlife...
    • This is Part 2 of 4 transcripts from the Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary of the Patuxent Science Center. It includes speakers who talk about their time at working at Patuxent and some of the work they did. This transcript includes the...
    • White-headed woodpecker

    • animals; aves; Birds; Birds; Deshutes National Forests; Oregon;
    • The white-headed woodpecker is often hard to locate, it rarely drums or taps as other woodpeckers are known to do. It is a silent woodpecker that only vocalizes around its nest. Living primarily around ponderosa pine and fir trees at higher...
    • Loggerhead sea turtle hatchling

    • Aquatic animals; Marine mammals; Erosion;
    • A live loggerhead sea turtle hatchling was found near a nest that was overwashed by erosion on Cape Island at Cape Romain Refuge, SC
    • Flock of Snow Geese on the refuge

    • Aquatic birds; Aquatic environments; Birds; Scenics; Wildlife refuges; Migratory birds;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter.
    • Flight of the Snow Geese

    • Aquatic birds; Aquatic environments; Birds; Scenics; Wildlife refuges; Migratory birds;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter.
    • Snow Goose in flight

    • Aquatic birds; Aquatic environments; Birds; Scenics; Wildlife refuges; Migratory birds;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter.
    • Migratory flock of Snow Geese

    • Aquatic birds; Aquatic environments; Birds; Scenics; Wildlife refuges; Migratory birds;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter.
    • Habitat suitability index models: Gadwall (breeding)

    • Aquatic birds; Biological control; Habitat conservation; Migratory birds; Wetlands;
    • The basis for this HSI model was developed in a workshop that included the following waterfowl biologists form the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, ND: Leo Kirsch (retired), John Lokemoen, and George Swanson. These individuals...
    • Status of the double-crested cormorant (phalacrocorax auritus) in North America

    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Endangered and/or threatened; Migratory birds; Monitoring; Research; Statistics; Waterfowl;
    • 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.

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