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    • Bald Eagles nesting at Islands and Ocean Visitor Center

    • Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; AMNWR; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Biology; work of the refuge; Raptors; Islands and Ocean Visitor Center
    • In the summer of 2006, a pair of bald eagles nested on the south side of Beluga Slough near the Islands and Ocean Visitor Center in Homer, Alaska. Thousands of visitors were able to watch the nest building and rearing of the young until fledging...
    • Bald Eagle

    • Alaska; Kodiak Island; Raptors; Birds of prey;
    • Bald eagle draws wings back as it comes into the nest for a landing. Bald eagles generally lay 2 to 3 eggs in a large nest made of sticks and smaller twigs in tall trees or on rocky cliffs.
    • Swainson's Hawk

    • animal; Raptors; Predators; Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge
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    • Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

    • avocet; Birds; Birds; Wildlife refuges; Wading birds Birds
    • Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Brigham City, Utah 74,000 acres of river delta spill across the Great Salt Lake valley welcoming hundreds of species of waterfowl, shorebirds and raptors. Goldeneye, lesser scaups and American wigeon are just a few...
    • Barn owl

    • Barn owl; Raptors; Birds; Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge; Birds of prey
    • Barn owl released.
    • Lead hazards to fish, wildlife, and invertebrates: a synoptic reivew

    • Biologists (USFWS); Water; Fishes; Pollutants;
    • Lead (Pb) and its compounds have been known to man for about 7,000 years, and Pb poisoning has been recognized for at least 2,500 years. All credible evidence indicates that Pb is neither essential nor beneficial to living organisms, and that all...
    • The bald eagle and its economic status

    • Birds of prey; Raptors; Legislation; Economics; History
    • A study of the economics of the bald eagle was prompted largely by the need for information to appraise the need for merits of bounty and other legislation affecting the eagle in the territory of Alaska.
    • Bald eagle perched in tree

    • Birds of prey; Raptors; Threatened species;
    • Bald eagle viewed from the rear and looking over its shoulder while it sits surrounded by limbs in a tree.
    • An Osprey dives quickly in pursuit of its prey.

    • Birds of prey; Raptors; Wildlife refuges; Birdwatching;
    • Ospreys have a wingspan of 4.5-6 ft. length 22-25 in. They are dark brown above, white below, have a white head with a prominent black eye stripe. Females usually have a dark spotted "necklace". This specimen was photographed at William L. Finley...
    • Osprey with fish

    • Birds of prey; Raptors; Wildlife refuges;
    • An osprey flies off with a fish at William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus).

    • Birds; Birds of prey;
    • Three subspecies of the peregrine falcon inhabit North America: the American (Falco peregrinus anatum), Arctic (Falco peregrinus tundrius), and Peale’s (Falco peregrinus pealei). Peregrine falcons are roughly crow-sized—about 15 to 21 inches...

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