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    • Snow  Bunting, non breeding plumage

    • ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; habitat; Coastal environments; biology; Adak; Aleutian Islands; Aleutians
    • December, 1985, SNBU
    • Common loon

    • Aquatic birds; Birds;
    • The common loon is best known for its call and is one of the most recognizable wilderness sounds. The loon is a large bird, about 28 to 36 inches, and has a thick, pointed, black bill. In breeding plumage the loon's head and neck are black with...
    • David Trauger oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Realty; International conservation; Waterfowl; Habitat conservation; Migration; Aviation;
    • Dr. David Trauger oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. Others areas Dr. Trauger at or for include: Great Plains Waterfowl Research Station, Mt. Moriah Wetland Production Area, Crystal Springs Study Area, Northern Prairie Wildlife...
    • McKays bunting

    • Birds;
    • McKays bunting (breeding plumage) on Hall Island. ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; birding; Bering Sea; habitat; Coastal environments;
    • For the birds

    • Birds; Birdwatching; Connecting people with nature; Wildlife viewing;
    • This is a guide for people interested in bringing birds to their property. It includes information and tips on installing bird feeders, bird nests and on landscaping for birds.
    • Molt and aging critera for four North American grassland passerines

    • Birds; Grasslands; Migratory birds; Perching birds; Research; Species of concern;
    • This is a description of the molt and aging criteria for four grassland passerines. The species covered are Sprague's Pipit, Grasshopper sparrow, Baird's sparrows, and Chestnut-collared Longspurs. Molt information is important for determining...
    • Short-tailed Albatross on its Nest

    • Birds; Marine birds; Endangered species; Islands; Wildlife refuges;
    • The majestic short-tailed albatross, an endangered seabird, is the largest albatross in the North Pacific with a wing span of 7 to 7.5 feet and golden plumage on its heads and nape. Once thought to be the most abundant albatross species in the...
    • Frigatebird on Laysan Island

    • Birds; Marine birds; Islands; Tropical environments;
    • large bird, with long, slender wings, deeply forked, tail and long, pale blue and grey to blackish hooked bill. Adults have mostly black plumage. Adult males have a red inflatable throat pouch and their legs and feet are red to reddish-brown....
    • Red-tailed Tropicbird on Nihoa Island

    • Birds; Marine birds; Tropical environments;
    • Mature birds have mostly white plumage with a conspicuous black stripe from gape, curving towards and passing through eye. Their bill is strong, decurved, and bright red. Their legs and feet are blue-gray with webs distally black. Red-tailed...
    • Red-tailed Tropicbird on Nihoa Island

    • Birds; Marine birds; Tropical environments;
    • Mature birds have mostly white plumage with a conspicuous black stripe from gape, curving towards and passing through eye. Their bill is strong, decurved, and bright red. Their legs and feet are blue-gray with webs distally black. Red-tailed...
    • Cassin's sparrow status assessment and conservation plan

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Monitoring; Perching birds; Research; Statistics; Species of concern; Wildlife management;
    • This is a status assessment and conservation plan for the Cassin's Sparrow. It includes a description and natural history of the bird, as well as range information pertinent to breeding, migration and wintering, monitoring activities, population...
    • Bar-Tailed Godwit on Tundra

    • Birds; Migratory birds;Shorebirds
    • Bar-tailed Godwits are large wading birds at about 37 to 45 cm. The Bar-tailed Godwit is a mottled brown in the upper body and a lighter buff below. It has a white underwing, and a long, slightly upturned bill. As the name suggests, the white tail...

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