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    • A guide to nestling development and aging in altricial passerines

    • Birds; Perching birds; Research; Statistics;
    • This is a guide to altricial passerines. It has an explanation of variables used for aging birds and an explanation of methodology employed, and provides information obtained while recording the early aging of the Dusky Flycatcher, the Carolina...
    • American Black Duck

    • Waterfowl; Rivers and streams; Lakes
    • Both sexes of the American Black Duck have almost identical plumage. The body is a dark brown color, the crown is a lighter brown on the neck and head, with a dark stripe through the eye. In flight, the white wing linings can be seen in contrast...
    • Bar-Tailed Godwit on Tundra

    • Birds; Migratory birds;Shorebirds
    • Bar-tailed Godwits are large wading birds at about 37 to 45 cm. The Bar-tailed Godwit is a mottled brown in the upper body and a lighter buff below. It has a white underwing, and a long, slightly upturned bill. As the name suggests, the white tail...
    • Bill and Jean Thomas oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Camping; Hunting;
    • Bill and Jean Thomas oral history interview with Roger Kaye. Note that Mr. and Mrs. Thomas were not Fish and Wildlife Service employees, but were long time residents of the Upper Porcupine and Upper Black Rivers in Alaska.
    • Bull trout: salvelinus confluentus

    • Fishes; Freshwater fishes; Threatened species;
    • This fact sheet describes the bull trout. Differences between bull trout and other salmonids, particularly Dolly Varden are explained. It also briefly describes the fish's breeding and feeding habits, the water conditions it prefers, and the...
    • Caribou: rangifer tarandus caribou

    • Endangered species; Mammals;
    • Note this is a 1998 wildlife fact sheet that may be dated regarding threatened and endangered status. The fact sheet gives a physical description of the animal, as well its breeding habits and range. It briefly explains the status of caribou...
    • 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)
    • Jerry Lawhorn oral history narration

    • History; Biography; Aircraft; Aviation; Birds; Surveying;
    • Oral history narration by Jerry Lawhorn concerning the aircraft N-754, relaying the time, place and how it all evolved. At the time of the evolution of N-754, Jerry was employed with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Aircraft Division. His...
    • Jerry Lawhorn oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Aircraft; Aviation; Equipment; Migratory birds; Surveying
    • Oral history interview/narration with Jerry Lawhorn, pilot biologist, concerning the history of N-754, its conversion/adaptation by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service for use in bird surveys. Transcribed from tape by: Mary E. Smith

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