In response to increased interest in the quality of playa lakes and their recognition of valuable wildlife habitat, the Arlington Field Office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, initiated a multi-year contaminants survey of playa lakes of the...
Manatee playing with a crab trap line in Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Trap lines pose a common danger of entrapment for manatee.
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Several species of birds can be found at feeding time on the refuge, including Roseate spoonbills. This is a feeding frenzy for the lucky visitor, where all the birds frolic about trying to get a meal at once.
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.
Along the banks of the Colorado River, bordering Arizona and California sits Havasu NWR. Extremely popular for water recreation, the refuge hosts some 500,000 visitors a year and is host to over 297 species of birds such as herons, pelicans,...