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    • Laysan albatross with chick

    • Aquatic birds; Coastal environments;
    • USFWS Coastal Program in Hawaii worked with partners to construct a predator fence at Ka‘ena Point Natural Area Reserve on O‘ahu, benefiting the Laysan albatross and other native species.
    • Laysan albatross

    • Birds; Marine birds;
    • Extreme close up of head shot of laysan albatross looking at camera
    • 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.
    • Nesting brown pelicans

    • Birds; Oil spills;
    • There are 1,300 brown pelican nests on Breton Island. Brown pelicans have recently been downlisted from endangered to threatened. Photo taken on May 3, 2010 as the oil spill approaches the Gulf Coast. Boom can be seen in the background.
    • Short-tailed Albatross Pair-bonding Dance

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A pair of short-tailed albatrosses dance together on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. This pair later mated and hatched a chick in the 2010/2011 breeding season. As of 2010, the short-tailed albatross population is estimated to be 1,200...
    • First Short-tailed Albatross Chick to Hatch Outside Japan

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • The chick hatched during a major storm but the parent did an excellent job protecting it from the inclement weather. Establishing a new nesting colony is one of several important steps needed to continue the rare bird’s recovery because volcanic...
    • Male Short-tailed albatross and chick

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • The proud male protects his chick which recently hatched on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Male Short-tailed albatross and chick

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • A male short-tailed albatross protects his chick. As of 2010, the short-tailed albatross population is estimated to be 1,200 birds. Of these, the total number of breeding age birds is thought to be approximately 600 birds.
    • Female Short-tailed Albatross on Chick

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • This is one of the first images of the female short-tailed albatross with her chick. The chick is the first to be hatched outside of Japan. As of 2010, the short-tailed albatross population is estimated to be 1,200 birds. Of these, the total number...
    • Female Short-tailed Albatross and Chick

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • This is one of the first images of the female short-tailed albatross with her chick. The chick is the first to be hatched outside of Japan. As of 2010, the short-tailed albatross population is estimated to be 1,200 birds. Of these, the total number...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.

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