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    • About marine mammals

    • About marine mammals
    • Marine mammals; Wildlife refuges;
    • Fact sheets about marine mammals and the Marine Mammals Protection Act (MMPA). These animals include whales,dolphins, porpoises, seals, sea lions, walrus,polar bears, sea and marine otters, dugongs, and manatees.
    • Assateague Island Lighthouse beacon shines in the background

    • Assateague Island Lighthouse beacon shines in the background
    • Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Birds; Panoramics; Scenics;
    • The Assateague Lighthouse has a distinctive sequence of light shining, a double flash, which sets it apart from other east coast lighthouses. An automatic timer starts the process each evening. Visitors can get a close-up view of the twin rotating...
    • Assateague Lighthouse

    • Assateague Lighthouse
    • Wildlife refuges; Buildings, facilities and structures; Coastal environments;
    • The present 142 foot-high structure is one of nearly 20 other tall, historic, brick lighthouses still functioning along the Atlantic Coast today.
    • Assateague Lighthouse

    • Assateague Lighthouse
    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Work of the Service; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • The Assateague Lighthouse is located on the Virginia portion of Assateague Island. The Coast Guard has maintained the lighthouse for many years. Ownership of the lighthouse was transferred to the Fish & Wildlife Service from the Coast Guard in 2004.
    • Canada Geese swimming in a line

    • Canada Geese swimming in a line
    • Aquatic birds; Coastal environments; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; 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.
    • Chincoteague Ponies grazing at the refuge

    • 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...
    • Chincoteague ponies in an wetland area

    • Chincoteague ponies in an wetland area
    • 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 by a fence at the refuge

    • Chincoteague Pony by a fence at 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 close-up

    • Chincoteague Pony close-up
    • 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

    • 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 in a wooded area

    • 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...
    • Chincoteague Pony on a grassy area of the refuge

    • Chincoteague Pony on a grassy 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

    • 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

    • 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...
    • Close-up view of a Chincoteague Pony

    • 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...
    • Flight of the Snow Geese

    • 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.
    • Flock of Snow Geese on the refuge

    • 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.
    • Flooding in a woodland area of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

    • Flooding in a woodland area of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
    • 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...
    • Great Blue Heron in wetland

    • Great Blue Heron in wetland
    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Wading birds; Wetlands;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter.

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