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    • 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 flying, with containment boom in background 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.
    • 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.
    • Filling the Pond

    • Structures; Riparian environments; Rivers and streams; Habitat restoration; Wetland restoration; Wetlands; Wildlife refuges; Invasive species;
    • The former Cranberry water diversion pond being filled. This site was formerly a breeding area for invasive bullfrogs.
    • Brown pelicans

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • 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.
    • Protective boom

    • Oil spills; Wildlife refuges;
    • Protective boom deployed at Breton National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Royal terns

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Breton National Wildlife Refuge is a crucial nesting zone for several types of shorebirds including these royal terns.
    • Laughing gulls

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Laughing gulls take a rest on rocks in shallow water.
    • Laughing gulls

    • Birds; Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Laughing gulls at Breton National Wildlife Refuge. Booms deployed in background.

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