This is a status assessment of the double-crested cormorant in North America as of 2001. It includes general information on the bird, biological information and area-specific population information for throughout North America.
Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge;Florida; Endangered species; Reptiles;Resource management; beach; night
FWS biologist tags an endangered Loggerhead Turtle. The Atlantic Loggerheads were listed as threatened on July 28, 1978. Their populations declined due to incidental capture in shrimp trawls, loss of habitat due to coastal development, artificial...
Archie Carr NWR, Titusville, Florida: Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge consists of 20 miles of beach along central Florida's Atlantic Coast. It hosts the largest concentration of nesting loggerhead sea turtles in the western hemisphere. Here a...
Bird banding; Birds; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Marine birds; Shorebirds; Surveying;
NCTC Deputy Director Jim Willis, handles a young brown pelican while participating in a bird banding/survey event conducted on New Dump Island - a manmade island located in Core Sound just off the town of Atlantic N.C.
The Sanderling is most commonly seen in flocks chasing receding waves on ocean beaches, and running away from them when they return. It breeds in the high Arctic and winters along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts from Canada to Argentina.
Birds; Birds of prey; Endangered species; Migratory birds; Raptors;
This is a fact sheet describing the peregrine falcon in North America. It outlines the history of the bird, its decline in the mid-twentieth century due to DDT, and its successful recovery in the years since.
Birds; Migratory birds; Monitoring; Perching birds; Research; Statistics; Species of concern; Wildlife management;
This is a status assessment and conservation plan for the Cassin's Sparrow. It includes a description and natural history of the bird, as well as range information pertinent to breeding, migration and wintering, monitoring activities, population...