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    • Great Egret with long plumes

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Aquatic birds; Coastal environments; Wading 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.
    • Great Egret perched on a branch

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Aquatic birds; Coastal environments; Wading 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.
    • Great Egret standing motionless in the water

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Aquatic birds; Coastal environments; Wading 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.
    • Great Blue Heron standing on a birdbox

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Aquatic birds; Coastal environments; Wading 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.
    • Shorebirds at sunset

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Aquatic birds; Buildings, facilities and structures; Coastal environments;
    • This is a picture of shorebirds at sunset with a beaming lighthouse in the background.
    • Flooding in a woodland area

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics;
    • The upland forest community that occurs in several large stands on old stable dunes, generally west of shrub areas and impoundments, indicates parts of the island that have been stable for the longest time. These forests are important to the...
    • Wetland area

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics;
    • The upland forest community that occurs in several large stands on old stable dunes, generally west of shrub areas and impoundments, indicates parts of the island that have been stable for the longest time.
    • Water drops splash on a wetland area of the pine forest

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Trees;
    • The upland forest community that occurs in several large stands on old stable dunes, generally west of shrub areas and impoundments, indicates parts of the island that have been stable for the longest time.
    • Upland forest

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Trees;
    • The upland forest community that occurs in several large stands on old stable dunes, generally west of shrub areas and impoundments, indicates parts of the island that have been stable for the longest time. These forests are important to the...
    • Wetland area of the pine forest

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Trees;
    • The upland forest community that occurs in several large stands on old stable dunes, generally west of shrub areas and impoundments, indicates parts of the island that have been stable for the longest time.
    • Herd of Chincoteague ponies in their natural habitat

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Two herds of Chincoteague ponies graze freely on Assateague Island. Legend has it that the ponies arrived on Chincoteague from a Spanish ship that had run aground during a storm in 1750. Historians believe they are descended from horses brought by...
    • Herd of Chincoteague ponies

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Two herds of Chincoteague ponies graze freely on Assateague Island. Legend has it that the ponies arrived on Chincoteague from a Spanish ship that had run aground during a storm in 1750. Historians believe they are descended from horses brought by...
    • Chincoteague Pony in a wooded area

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • The Chincoteague Pony became its own official registered breed in 1994. The average height of a Chincoteague Pony is between 12 and 13 hands (any horse that stands less than 14 hands is considered a Pony). Chincoteague Ponies are stocky, with short...
    • Close-up view of a Chincoteague Pony

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • The Chincoteague Pony became its own official registered breed in 1994. The average height of a Chincoteague Pony is between 12 and 13 hands (any horse that stands less than 14 hands is considered a Pony). Chincoteague Ponies are stocky, with short...
    • Chincoteague Pony in a wooded area of the refuge

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • The Chincoteague Pony became its own official registered breed in 1994. The average height of a Chincoteague Pony is between 12 and 13 hands (any horse that stands less than 14 hands is considered a Pony). Chincoteague Ponies are stocky, with short...
    • Chincoteague Pony on a refuge road

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • The Chincoteague Pony became its own official registered breed in 1994. The average height of a Chincoteague Pony is between 12 and 13 hands (any horse that stands less than 14 hands is considered a Pony). Chincoteague Ponies are stocky, with short...
    • Close-up view of a Chincoteague Pony

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • The Chincoteague Pony became its own official registered breed in 1994. The average height of a Chincoteague Pony is between 12 and 13 hands (any horse that stands less than 14 hands is considered a Pony). Chincoteague Ponies are stocky, with short...
    • Up close with a Chincoteague Pony

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • The Chincoteague Pony became its own official registered breed in 1994. The average height of a Chincoteague Pony is between 12 and 13 hands (any horse that stands less than 14 hands is considered a Pony). Chincoteague Ponies are stocky, with short...
    • Chincoteague Ponies grazing at the refuge

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Two herds of Chincoteague ponies graze freely on Assateague Island. Legend has it that the ponies arrived on Chincoteague from a Spanish ship that had run aground during a storm in 1750. Historians believe they are descended from horses brought by...
    • Profile of a Chincoteague Pony

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Chincoteague Ponies are stocky, with short legs, thick manes, and large, round bellies. Though they are named after Chincoteague (the closest populated town) they actually live on Assateague Island, which is an undeveloped National Wildlife Refuge.

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