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    • Nesting brown pelicans

    • Birds; Oil spills;
    • There are 1,300 brown pelican nests on Breton Island. Brown pelicans have recently been downlisted from endangered to threatened. Photo taken on May 3, 2010 as the oil spill approaches the Gulf Coast. Boom can be seen in the background.
    • Brown pelican

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Brown pelican snares a stick for nest building at Breton National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Brown pelican

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Brown pelican perches on remnants of old oil machinery at North Breton, Breton National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Brown pelicans

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Landing brown pelican with oil boom at Breton National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Brown pelicans

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Nesting brown pelicans at North Breton island, Breton National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Refuge Manager Jack Bohannan

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges; Employees (USFWS); Service patch; Uniforms;
    • Refuge Manager Jack Bohannan stands atop Breton National Wildlife Refuge during bird and boom survey.
    • Brown pelicans

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Banded brown pelican at Breton National Wildlife Refuge after booms placed to prepare for possible oil impact from the Deepwater Horizon spill.
    • Pelican eggs

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Brown pelican eggs in a nest at Breton National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Brown pelicans

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Brown pelicans returning to nest at Breton National Wildlife Refuge (North Breton).
    • Oil spill booms

    • Oil spills; Wildlife refuges; Boats;
    • Double booms laid by British Petroleum (BP) contractors to protect key areas of North Breton, Breton National Wildlife Refuge, in anticipation of incoming oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill.
    • Employees and volunteer inspect North Island.

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges; Employees (USFWS); Volunteers;
    • Drew Wirwa, USFWS employee makes his way across a lagoon to inspect the status of 1,300 nesting brown pelicans at North Island, Breton National Wildlife Refuge, along with volunteer Kelby Ouchly (L), and Jack Bohannan, Refuge Manager for Breton,...
    • North Island inspection

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges; Employees (USFWS); Volunteers;
    • Jack Bohannan points to a lagoon to inspect the status of 1,300 nesting brown pelicans at North Island, Breton National Wildlife Refuge, along with volunteer Kelby Ouchly (middle), and USFWS Assistant Manager Drew Wirwa.
    • Fanshell mussel

    • Endangered species; Mollusks;
    • A closeup view of a fanshell mussel found in the Ohio River near Williamstown, WV. On June 21, 1990 the fanshell was designated as endangered throughout its entire range in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West...

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