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    • Brown Noddy on Laysan beach

    • Adults; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; Research; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Bird banding; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • Flock of Brown Noddy on Laysan beach with ship in background. Brown Noddies are medium sized, dark, brown birds. Adults have ashy-white forehead and crown sharply demarcated from black lores, merging evenly into gray nape. They have a long, narrow,...
    • Status of the double-crested cormorant (phalacrocorax auritus) in North America

    • Aquatic birds; Birds; Endangered and/or threatened; Migratory birds; Monitoring; Research; Statistics; Waterfowl;
    • This is a status assessment of the double-crested cormorant in North America as of 2001. It includes general information on the bird, biological information and area-specific population information for throughout North America.
    • 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...
    • Red-Footed Boobie

    • Birds;
    • The smallest of the boobies, the Red-footed Booby is an uncommon visitor to the mainland United States. It is seen only rarely off the California coast and at sea off southern Florida, and it breeds in the Hawaiian Islands.
    • Sanderlings in flight

    • Birds; Aquatic birds
    • The Sanderling is most commonly seen in flocks chasing receding waves on ocean beaches, and running away from them when they return. It breeds in the high Arctic and winters along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts from Canada to Argentina.
    • Brown Noddy nesting

    • Birds; Coastal environments; Islands;
    • Brown Noddy nesting. Brown noddies are medium sized, dark, brown birds. Adults have ashy-white forehead and crown sharply demarcated from black lores, merging evenly into gray nape. They have a long, narrow, wedged-shaped tail and legs and feet are...
    • Brown Noddy on Nihoa Island

    • Birds; Islands; Marine birds;
    • Brown noddies are medium sized, dark, brown birds. Adults have ashy-white forehead and crown sharply demarcated from black lores, merging evenly into gray nape. They have a long, narrow, wedged-shaped tail and legs and feet are brown. Their bill is...
    • Brown Noddy on Nihoa Island

    • Birds; Marine birds; Islands; Tropical environments;
    • Brown noddies are medium sized, dark, brown birds. Adults have ashy-white forehead and crown sharply demarcated from black lores, merging evenly into gray nape. They have a long, narrow, wedged-shaped tail and legs and feet are brown. Their bill is...
    • Brown Noddy on Laysan Island

    • Birds; Marine birds; Tropical environments; Islands;
    • Brown noddies are medium sized, dark, brown birds. Adults have ashy-white forehead and crown sharply demarcated from black lores, merging evenly into gray nape. They have a long, narrow, wedged-shaped tail and legs and feet are brown. Their bill is...
    • Brown Noddy on Laysan Island

    • Birds; Marine birds; Tropical environments;
    • Brown noddies are medium sized, dark, brown birds. Adults have ashy-white forehead and crown sharply demarcated from black lores, merging evenly into gray nape. They have a long, narrow, wedged-shaped tail and legs and feet are brown. Their bill is...
    • 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)
    • Western Snowy Plover with Triple Stripe Bands

    • Birds; Shorebirds; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • The Pacific coast population of western snowy plovers breeds on coastal beaches from southern Washington to southern Baja California, Mexico. Plovers lay their eggs in shallow depressions in sandy or salty areas that generally do not have much...
    • Western Snowy Plover Nest with Eggs

    • Birds; Shorebirds; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • The Pacific coast population of western snowy plovers breeds on coastal beaches from southern Washington to southern Baja California, Mexico. Plovers lay their eggs in shallow depressions in sandy or salty areas that generally do not have much...
    • Western Snowy Plover Female on Eggs in Nest

    • Birds; Shorebirds; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • A female western snowy plover sits on her nest. The Pacific coast population of western snowy plovers breeds on coastal beaches from southern Washington to southern Baja California, Mexico. Plovers lay their eggs in shallow depressions in sandy or...
    • Pacific common eider hen

    • Birds; Waterfowl;
    • The Pacific subspecies of common eider breeds primarily along the coastal fringe of Alaska, western Canada, and far eastern Russia.

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