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    • John Doebel oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Military; Management; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Resource management; Native Americans; Realty;
    • John Doebel oral history transcript as conducted by Norman Olson. Along with working at various refuges, John also spent time at the following offices: Atlanta Regional Office as the Bicentennial Land Heritage Program planner; Olympia, Washington...
    • Lead hazards to fish, wildlife, and invertebrates: a synoptic reivew

    • Biologists (USFWS); Water; Fishes; Pollutants;
    • Lead (Pb) and its compounds have been known to man for about 7,000 years, and Pb poisoning has been recognized for at least 2,500 years. All credible evidence indicates that Pb is neither essential nor beneficial to living organisms, and that all...
    • Short-tailed Albatross Chick Survives Major Storm

    • Birds;
    • Gale force winds, rain, thunder, and lightning rocked Midway Atoll on Friday night, Feb. 11th, leading to moderate damage and loss of wildlife. Fortunately, no island residents or visitors were hurt and no major infrastructure was damaged. For at...
    • Historic Canon at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

    • Birds; Historic sites; History; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments;
    • Remnant of the historic Battle of Midway, this canon found at Eastern Island at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, surrounded by nesting albatross. On September 13, 2000, the Secretary of the Interior designated the lands and waters of Midway...
    • Nesting Laysan Albatrosses

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A pair of Laysan albatross trading off incubation duties on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Brown Booby

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A brown booby perches near the ocean on the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • White Tern

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A curious white tern hovers overhead on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Laysan Albatross Nesting on Eastern Island

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge is host to the largest remaining colony of albatross in the world. The colony can include more than 500,000 nests on a given year. This image shows typical nest density in areas without the invasive plant,...
    • Laysan Albatross Nesting Amid Marine Debris

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • Marine debris is a significant issue for seabirds and other wildlife. Shown here are plastic floats and other debris that degrade nesting sites at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Red-tailed Tropicbird

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A red-tailed tropicbird nesting at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Red-footed Booby

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A red-footed booby perches on a limb on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • White Tern

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • White tern at Midway Atoll National Midlife Refuge
    • Laysan Albatross Pair with Egg

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • The pair take turns incubating the egg while one feeds at sea. Here, the pair are seen switching roles.
    • Laysan Albatross

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A handsome and regal Laysan albatross on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Red-footed Booby and Two Frigatebirds

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A red-footed boozy and two frigatebirds rest on Easter Island, part of the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Great Frigatebird Glides Overhead

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • Great frigatebirds occur throughout the tropical seas. The Hawaiian Archipelago is the northernmost extent of this bird's range in the Pacific.

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