Birds; Grasslands; Migratory birds; Perching birds; Research; Species of concern;
This is a description of the molt and aging criteria for four grassland passerines. The species covered are Sprague's Pipit, Grasshopper sparrow, Baird's sparrows, and Chestnut-collared Longspurs. Molt information is important for determining...
Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and Carlton
Pond Waterfowl Production Area are managed by the U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service (USFWS, Service, we, our) as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System
(Refuge System). The Refuge System...
Nantucket National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), though diminutive in size, is an
important part of a larger area aptly named Great Point. It has great value to
the wildlife that uses its beaches, from coastal birds including piping plovers and