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    • California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) recovery plan. Third revision.

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
    • 1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
    • Attu Island, part of the Near Islands

    • ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; Aleutian Islands; Aleutians; habitat; Islands; Coastal environments; grouse; ptarmigan; restoration; biodiversity; bioprojects; Near Islands; work of the refuge
    • 2005 Attu Island is part of the Near Islands group in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska. It is the last stronghold of Evermann's Rock Ptarmigan, which were decimated from other islands in the group by non-native foxes. Ptarmigan from this osland...
    • Glossary

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    • 22 Glossary Species Status categories: at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are Federal candidate species and those that the Service has not identified as candidate species, but are facing threat( s) and are potential...
    • Food from the sea: fish and shellfish of New England.

    • History; Aquatic environments; Fishes; Fisheries management; Fishing; Commercial fishing; Overfishing;
    • "In New England, the specific job is to spread consumption more uniformly over the nearly 80 species of fish and shellfish that are brought, into local ports each year. Production records 'of the fishing industry show a serious lack of...
    • Oil spill briefing

    • Oil spills; Meetings; Personnel;
    • "July 2010 - New Orleans. Workers from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service and other agencies attend the 0630 briefing at the Helibase at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans. Photo by Phil Kloer, USFWS"
    • California gull

    • History; Historic sites; Birds; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Shorebirds; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • A Filney and Bohlman hand painted glass slide of California gull's in Klamath Marsh, 1905. "It seems to me that the gull is more nearly at the head of class than any other bird, when it comes to intelligence... he lives s simple, easy life,...
    • Black-crowned night heron

    • Birds; Waterfowl;
    • A juvenile black-crowned night heron standing on tree limb. At sunset, when most herons are flying toward their roosting places, the black-crowned herons are leaving the trees where they have spent the day scattering over the marshes to feed. By...
    • Red-breasted Merganser

    • Birds;Waterfowl
    • A large diving duck with a long thin bill, the Red-breasted Merganser is found in large lakes, rivers and the ocean. It prefers salt water more than the other two species of merganser.
    • Nesting Short-tailed albatross cover Midway Atoll

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered and/or Threatened 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.
    • Explore the world with shorebirds

    • Birds; Shorebirds;
    • A multidisciplinary education guide for grades 2-12 (with sections on "How to Adapt" for Preschool - 1st grade, home schools, youth groups, and nature centers)
    • Summer tanagers

    • Birds; Songbirds;
    • A pair of summer tanagers perch closely next to each other.

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