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    • Western tanager

    • animals; aves; Birds; Birds; Deshutes National Forests; Oregon; passerines; neotropical migrant; Migratory birds
    • First recorded on the Lewis and Clark expedition (1803-1806), the Western tanager prefers open forested areas at low elevations. The male has a vivid colored red head, bright yellow body with striking black wings and tail.
    • Bright sunset with tree silhouettes

    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Wetlands; Scenics; Landscape photography;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter. This makes the refuge a great place for bird watching. Over the course of the year, a variety of bird...
    • Joe Piehuta oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Coastal restoration; Conservation; Environmental education; Environments (Natural); Ecosystem recovery; Management; Training; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges; Training;
    • Joe Piehuta oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison and Flavia Rutkosky. Mr. Piehuta worked in the Office of the Secretary-Supervisory Training, for Fish and Wildlife Service-Training Officer, and as the National Conservation Training...
    • Ave Thayer oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Hunting; Law enforcement; Trapping; Surveying; Aircraft; Aviation; Mammals; Management; Habitat conservation; Rivers and streams; Wilderness;
    • Ave Thayer oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison. As well as working at Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and Kenai Moose National Wildlife Refuge, Mr. Thayer also worked in Anchorage under the Alaska Game Commission, and in McGrath,...
    • John Doebel oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Military; Management; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Resource management; Native Americans; Realty;
    • John Doebel oral history transcript as conducted by Norman Olson. Along with working at various refuges, John also spent time at the following offices: Atlanta Regional Office as the Bicentennial Land Heritage Program planner; Olympia, Washington...
    • Peregrine falcon

    • Birds; Birds of prey; Endangered species; Migratory birds; Raptors;
    • This is a fact sheet describing the peregrine falcon in North America. It outlines the history of the bird, its decline in the mid-twentieth century due to DDT, and its successful recovery in the years since.
    • Familiar migratory songbirds

    • Birds; Birdwatching; Migratory birds;
    • This is a booklet that describes various migratory birds that are familiar in the United States. The species covered include the American robin, the American goldfinch, the Ruby-throated hummingbird, the eastern bluebird, the barn swallow, the gray...
    • Greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)

    • Birds; Endangered species; 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...
    • 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...
    • 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)
    • Florida scrub-jay

    • Birds; Threatened species; Wildlife refuges;
    • A Florida scrub-jay is framed by a bright blue sky.
    • Monarch migration

    • butterfly; insects; Migratory birds; New Jersey
    • Monarch butterflies are among the few species of butterflies that migrate every year. They have a challenging journey. Every fall, thousands of monarch butterflies fly west to winter in California and Mexico. They cover the trees there with their...
    • Monarch Migration

    • butterfly; insects;New Jersey; Migratory birds
    • Monarch butterflies are among the few species of butterflies that migrate every year. They have a challenging journey. Every fall, thousands of monarch butterflies fly west to winter in California and Mexico. They cover the trees there with their...

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