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    • California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) recovery plan. Third revision.

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
    • 1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
    • Food from the sea: fish and shellfish of New England.

    • History; Aquatic environments; Fishes; Fisheries management; Fishing; Commercial fishing; Overfishing;
    • "In New England, the specific job is to spread consumption more uniformly over the nearly 80 species of fish and shellfish that are brought, into local ports each year. Production records 'of the fishing industry show a serious lack of...
    • Western Grebe

    • History; Historic sites; Habitat conservation; Birds; Migratory birds; Photography; Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl;
    • A dramatic presentation by Finley and Bohlman of a dead Western Grebe in front of its young, notice the red coloring at the neck of the Grebe. Finley and Bohlman were out the end the feather hunting that was destroying habitats of birds, especially...
    • Birds in flight at Malheur lake

    • History; Habitat conservation; Birds; Lakes; Photography; Wildlife refuges;
    • A hand painted glass slide by Finley and Bohlman of birds in flight at Malhuer lake in 1908. Finley and Bohlman's photography of the area would help protect these birds from plume hunters in 1908 when the area was named a bird refuge.
    • 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)
    • FWS Employee Bands Neotropical Migratory Bird

    • Migratory birds; Birds; Bird banding;
    • A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist bands a neotropical migratory bird at Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana. Some species of neotropical migrants, so named because they nest in North America and winter in the tropical...
    • Redhead Duck

    • Waterfowl;
    • An aptly named diving duck, the Redhead can be easily identified by its bright red head and gray back. Many female Redheads make no nests of their own, but instead lay their eggs in the nests of other ducks.
    • Averill S. Thayer oral history transcript

    • Employees (USFWS); Environments (Natural); History; Law enforcement; Habitat conservation; Research; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Mammals; Fishes; Aircraft; Aviation; Surveying; Biography; Military; Trapping; Wilderness; Bird banding;...
    • Averill S. Thayer oral history interview as conducted by Jim King.
    • 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.
    • Bob Weeden and Ginny Wood oral history transcript

    • History; Biography; Environments (Natural);
    • Bob Weeden and Ginny Wood oral history interview. Note: The interviewers are not identified at any time on the tape. There are at least two interviewers (possibly three) – one (or two) male and one female. Their comments are not identified...
    • Bruce Zeller oral history transcript

    • History; Reintroduction; Biography; Buildings, facilities and structures; Employees (USFWS); Biologists (USFWS); Wildlife impacts; Wilderness; Recreation;
    • Bruce Zeller oral history interview as conducted by ?.
    • Profile of a Chincoteague Pony

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Chincoteague Ponies are stocky, with short legs, thick manes, and large, round bellies. Though they are named after Chincoteague (the closest populated town) they actually live on Assateague Island, which is an undeveloped National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Morton M. Smith chronology and anecdotes

    • History; Biography; Personnel; Management; Law enforcement; Research;
    • Chronology of Morton M. Smith's professional career, prepared by Stan Smith, from various sources. Also includes a list of the people Smith worked with, as well as a collection of anecdotes about Smith, as told by the people who knew him.

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