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    • Wisdom Returns to Feed Her Chick

    • Coastal environments; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Tropical environments; Weather impacts; Wildlife refuges; Islands;
    • Fish and Wildlife Service announced on March 21, 2011 that Wisdom has returned. In the face of tremendous losses of Laysan and black-footed albatross at the Refuge - including an estimated 110,000 chicks and 2,000 adults - to the tsunami that...
    • Tsunami Destroys Laysan Island Work Site

    • Coastal environments; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Tropical environments; Weather impacts; Wildlife refuges; Islands;
    • View of shoreline south of camp looking north. Papahānumokuākea Marine National Monument and Laysan Island was struck by the tsunami on March 10 about 11:45 pm. The tsunami waves reached up into the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) camp...
    • Laysan Island after the Tsunami

    • Coastal environments; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Tropical environments; Weather impacts; Wildlife refuges; Islands;
    • View of shoreline looking towards the National Marine Fisheries Service camp. A tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck Laysan island late on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours into the early...
    • Laysan Island encampment destroyed

    • Coastal environments; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Tropical environments; Weather impacts; Wildlife refuges; Islands;
    • A tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck Laysan island late on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours into the early morning hours of March 11th.All staff are safe. This work site was vacated as...
    • Scoured Beach at Laysan Island

    • Coastal environments; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Tropical environments; Weather impacts; Wildlife refuges; Islands;
    • View of shore line south of camp looking south. A tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck Laysan island late on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours into the early morning hours of March 11th....
    • Laysan Island after the Tsunami

    • Coastal environments; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Tropical environments; Weather impacts; Wildlife refuges; Islands;
    • View looking north towards camp. A tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck Laysan island late on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours into the early morning hours of March 11th.All staff are...
    • Laysan Island work site destroyed by Tsunami

    • Coastal environments; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Tropical environments; Weather impacts; Wildlife refuges; Islands;
    • View from the kitchen tent door. Papahanumokuakea Marine National Monument and Laysan Island was struck by the tsunami on March 10 about 11:45 pm. The tsunami waves reached up into the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) camp co-located with...
    • Brown tree snake

    • Reptiles; Invasive species;
    • Invasive species originally from Australia but arrived in Guam accidentely on imported cargo.
    • Brown tree snake

    • Reptiles; Invasive species
    • Invasive species originally from Australia but arrived in Guam accidently on imported cargo. For more information go to http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/animals/bts.shtml
    • Brown Tree Snake

    • Reptiles; Invasive species;
    • Invasive species originally from Australia but arrived in Guam accidently on imported cargo. For more information go to http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/animals/bts.shtml
    • 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)
    • Birds of conservation concern 2008

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Species of concern;
    • This is a report that identifies migratory and non-migratory birds species that represent the highest conservation priorities to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    • 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...
    • Coconut Crab

    • Crustaceans; Wildlife refuges; Islands;
    • A close-up of a coconut crab on Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Nihoa MIllerbird Translocation

    • Birds; Research; Adults; Coastal environments; Islands;
    • The Nihoa millerbird is a tiny land bird measuring approximately 5 inches in length that was discovered on the island of Nihoa in 1923. Another subspecies once occurred on Laysan Island, where it went extinct in the early 20th century after the...

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