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    • Petroglyphs

    • Petroglyphs
    • Wildlife refuges; Historic sites; Indigenous populations;
    • Sallie Gentry, Fish and Wildlife Service employee observes petroglyphs etched into a rock at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Black-crowned night heron

    • Black-crowned night heron
    • History; Wildlife refuges; Birds; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Photography;
    • A hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman of a Black-crowned night heron at a nest site in Malheur Lake, 1908. Finley and Bohlman photographs would later help Malheur become a bird refuge in 1908.
    • Work of the Service

    • Work of the Service
    • History; Pesticides; Agriculture; Wildlife refuges;
    • Applying ester of 2-4D on slender willows on Buena Vista Dike, unit 7, Malheur Refuge.
    • Northern Pintail

    • Northern Pintail
    • History; Migratory birds; Birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl;
    • A Northern Pintail shot taken by Finley and Bohlman at Malheur lake in 1908. Northern Pintails are among the earliest nesting ducks in North America.
    • California Gull's

    • California Gull's
    • History; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Birds; Shorebirds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • A colony of California Gull's at Malheur lake in 1908. A hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman.
    • American white Pelican

    • American white Pelican
    • History; Lakes; Birds; Migratory birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • An American White Pelican flying away from its colony at Malheur lake, taken by Finley and Bohlam during a 1908 photography trip to the area.
    • American White Pelican colony

    • American White Pelican colony
    • History; Lakes; Birds; Migratory birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • Hand painted glass slide of a White Pelican breeding colony at Malheur lake taken by Finley and Bohlman during a 1908 photography trip to the area that would later help Malheur become a bird refuge in 1908.
    • American White Pelican

    • American White Pelican
    • History; Historic sites; Migratory birds; Marine birds; Birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • A hand painted glass slide of an American White Pelican with its young at Malheur lake in 1908, photographed by Finley and Bohlman. Finley and Bohlman photographs would help Malheur become a bird refuge in 1908.
    • Black-crowned Night-Heron

    • Black-crowned Night-Heron
    • History; Historic sites; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • Black-crowned Night-Heron at nest in Malheur lake. Hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman in 1908.
    • California Gull colony

    • California Gull colony
    • History; Historic sites; Marine birds; Birds; Migratory birds; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Finley and Bohlman hand painted glass slide of California Gull colony at Malheur lake in 1908. Malheur would later become a bird refuge due to Finley and Bohlman photographs in 1908.
    • Western grebe

    • Western grebe
    • History; Historic sites; Habitat conservation; Migratory birds; Birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl;
    • Finley and Bohlman's mission while shooting photos in Malheur was bring an end to plume hunting that was destorying bird colonies in that area, including western grebe's. They were successful and Malheur was declared a bird refuge in 1908.
    • Western Grebe

    • Western Grebe
    • History; Historic sites; Habitat conservation; Birds; Migratory birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl;
    • A dramatic presentation by Finley and Bohlman of a dead Western Grebe in front of its young, notice the red coloring at the neck of the Grebe. Finley and Bohlman were out the end the feather hunting that was destroying habitats of birds, especially...
    • Young Great horned owl

    • Young Great horned owl
    • History; Historic sites; Birds; Perching birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • Photograph by Finley and Bohlman of a young Great horned owl perching on a rock at Malheur lake, 1908. The Great horned owl has the most extensive range of habitat, the widest prey base, and the most variable nesting sites of any American owl.
    • Malhuer lake bird's nest

    • Malhuer lake bird's nest
    • History; Historic sites; Birds; Habitat conservation; Wildlife refuges;
    • Bird nest located in Malheur lake, 1908. Finley and Bohlman photos of the area in 1908 helped President Roosevelt declare Malheur a bird refuge in 1908. Malheur was once threatened by plume hunters until it was declared a refuge.
    • Malheur Lake nest site

    • Malheur Lake nest site
    • History; Habitat conservation; Birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • Hand painted glass slide of nest site taken by Finley and Bohlman in 1908 at Malheur lake. Malheur would later become a bird reuge with the help of photgraphs by Finley and Bohlman of the area in 1908.
    • Western Grebe

    • Western Grebe
    • History; Habitat conservation; Birds; Migratory birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl;
    • A dramtic shot by Finley and Bohlman of a dead Western Grebe in front of its nest and eggs in an effort to end plume hunting at Malheur Lake. Finley and Bohlman were later successful in ending plume hunting at Malheur when it became a bird refuge...

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