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    • 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)
    • Ruddy Turnstone

    • Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Birds; Coastal environments;
    • A stocky shorebird with orange legs. Upperparts mainly rusty red in summer, brown in winter; underparts white. Face and breast have conspicuous black markings, duller but still visible in winter. Bold pattern of black and white visible in flight.
    • Ruddy Turnstone

    • Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Birds; Coastal environments;
    • A stocky shorebird with orange legs. Upperparts mainly rusty red in summer, brown in winter; underparts white. Face and breast have conspicuous black markings, duller but still visible in winter. Bold pattern of black and white visible in flight.
    • Northern aplomado Falcon (Falco femoralis septentrionalis)

    • Raptors; Grasslands; Birds; Birds of prey; Deserts; Prairies; Partnerships; Military
    • Aplomado falcons (Falco femoralis) inhabit desert grasslands and savannas of Latin America, and formerly inhabited desert grasslands and coastal prairies of Texas, New Mexico, and southeastern Arizona. The falcon ranges through most of South...
    • Red-shouldered Hawk

    • Birds; Raptors
    • Brown head Reddish breast and underwing coverts Pale belly barred heavily with reddish Reddish lesser uppersecondary coverts appear as reddish shoulder at rest Flight feathers dark above with white barring Flight feathers pale below with dark...
    • Chipping sparrow

    • Birds; Birds; ; Migratory birds; Perching birds
    • Chipping sparrows are similar to other sparrows with rusty crowns but have a white supercilium and black eye line in spring and summer. Field sparrows have a pink bill and white eye ring. Swamp Sparrows have rusty wings and a dingy breast. Deshutes...
    • Black-headed grosbeak perched on tree limb

    • Migratory birds; birds;
    • Female-plumaged Black-headed Grosbeak is very similar to female-plumaged Rose-breasted Grosbeak but has buffier breast and has streaking confined to the sides. For more information on passerines visit: http://www.mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov
    • Ring-necked Ducks, males and females

    • Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl; Aquatic birds; Birds;
    • Male has black back and breast; purple-glossed, black-appearing angular head; pale gray flanks; vertical white mark on side of breast. Female brownish, paler around base of bill, with narrow white eye ring. Bill pale gray with white ring. The high...
    • Ring-necked Ducks, males and females

    • Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl; Aquatic birds; Birds;
    • Male has black back and breast; purple-glossed, black-appearing angular head; pale gray flanks; vertical white mark on side of breast. Female brownish, paler around base of bill, with narrow white eye ring. Bill pale gray with white ring. The high...
    • Cigar Daisey oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Aquatic environments; Birds; Coastal environments; Fishes; Fishing; Islands; Trapping; Wetlands; Hunting; Art;
    • Oral history interview with Cigar Daisey as interviewed by Dave Hall with commnents by George Lycock and Clarence McKenney.
    • Cigar Daisey oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Birds; Hunting; Islands; Waterfowl; Wetlands; Art
    • Oral history interview with Cigar Daisey with Dave Hall as interviewer. Newman Merritt also present.
    • Bruce Babbitt oral history speech transcript

    • History; Endangered and/or threatened; Public policies; Policies; Congressional operations;
    • Speech transcript of Bruce Babbitt's address to the Society of Environmental Journalists, October 1993, in Durham, NC. Environmental economics;
    • Fuel and fire effects monitoring guide

    • Document; Fire management; Fires; Wildlife refuges;
    • The Fuel and Fire Effects Monitoring Guide is a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service information resource for integrating fuels treatment and fire effects monitoring into an overall management program.
    • Greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)

    • Birds; Endangered and/or threatened; Threatened species; Relocation; Habitat restoration; Partnerships; Military
    • The greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) was first described by Lewis and Clark in 1805. Its original territory spanned over a dozen states throughout the western region of the United States. Currently, greater sagegrouse occur in...
    • Yellow-Rumped Warbler

    • Birds; Birds; Migratory birds;
    • The male Yellow-rumped Warbler is quite distinctive with its yellow patches at the sides of the breast and black upper breast. Females and immatures are less colorful and more difficult to identify. The often obvious yellow rump is brighter than...
    • Pacific golden plover

    • Wading birds; Birds
    • The Pacific golden plover is a medium-sized plover. The 23–26 cm long breeding adult is spotted gold and black on the crown, back and wings. Its face and neck are black with a white border and it has a black breast and a dark rump.
    • 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...

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