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    • Short-tailed Albatross Nesting at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

    • Birds; Marine birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • Short-tailed albatross nesting (middle of image) for the first time at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. The two decoys on either side have been used (along with others and accompanying taped bird calls) on Eastern Island for several years to...
    • 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 Short-tailed Albatross Cover Midway Atoll

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A male short-tailed albatross protects his chick among other nesting birds. FWS Biologists keep a safe distance using telephoto lenses to get photos of the chick hatched by a Short-tailed albatross pair.
    • Boat Dock Damaged by Tsunami

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Buildings, facilities and structures; Coastal environments; Weather impacts;
    • Boat dock damage in Midway Atoll harbor after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. Fortunately, Midway residents received...
    • Debris and Injured Birds in Lagoon at Midway Atoll

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • Floating island of debris and injured birds in lagoon at Midway Atoll after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours. On March 15,...
    • Debris and Injured Birds in Lagoon at Midway Atoll

    • Islands; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife impacts; Birds; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Weather impacts;
    • Long shot of a floating island of debris and injured birds in lagoon at Midway Atoll after a tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck the refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few...
    • Female Short-tailed Albatross Incubating Her Egg

    • Birds; Marine birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • US Fish and Wildlife Service staff have observed a pair of short-tailed albatross incubating an egg on Eastern Island, Midway Atoll NWR. The adult male was banded as a fledgling on Torishima Island, Japan in 1987. The female was banded as a...
    • Albatross Nesting at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

    • Birds; Marine birds; Islands; Wildlife refuges; Tropical environments;
    • Laysan albatross nesting at Eastern Island, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. A black-footed albatross is seen, lower left. The vegetation on the left is native naupaka. The vegetation in the background on the right is an invasive plant,...
    • 60th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway

    • videography; education; historic sites; history
    • Sixty years ago, a major battle in the midst of the Pacific, fought with aging equipment and inexperienced pilots and against incredible odds, turned the tide of World War II. On June 5, 2002, the Department of the Interior and U.S. Fish and...

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