Oral history interview with Harlan Johnson; Helen Johnson; Bobby Combs; Doreen Combs; Elmo Barney; Nancy Barney; Bruce Cannaday; Pauline Cannaday; Alice Gastinoff; Alfred Gastinoff; Al Cammrick; Pauline Cammrick; Dan McDougall; John Thompson;...
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.
Harriet Rucker, Arden and Sylvia Trandahl, Jim and Eileen Johnson, Marion and Clyde Kelly, Don and Mary Carens, Kirk and Ann Presley, Don and Pat Zerjek, and Jack and Elaine Kinchloe. I appears that Harlan Johnson was the interviewer.
Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge; California; Birds; Shorebirds; Endangered species
FWS biologist examines a dead California least tern at its nest on Seal Beach in California. The interior population of least tern was listed as endangered in 1985. Populations along the East and West coasts are not endangered. The interior...
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.
Herman Bohlman climbing Three Arch Rocks cliffs in order to photograph a pigeon guillemot nest in 1903. Finley and Bohlmans photgraphs of the area in 1903 would later help Three Arch Rocks become the west coasts first bird refuge in 1907.
A Common Murre with its chick at Three Arch Rocks taken by Finley and Bohlman during a 1903 photography trip to the area that would later help Three Arch Rocks become the West Coasts first bird refuge in 1907.