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    • Coast Guard transports rehabilitated pelicans

    • Aircraft; Birds; Oil spills; Relocation; Partnerships;
    • On June 23, 2010, the United States Coast Guard arrived at Signature Flight Airport, New Orleans in two HC-144 cargo planes to transport 63 rehabilitated pelicans to Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in Texas.
    • American White Pelican

    • Aquatic birds; Species of concern;
    • The American white pelican is one of the largest birds in North America, measuring 6 feet from bill to tail. White pelicans weigh up to 20 pounds and have a wingspan of 8 to 9 and a half feet long.
    • American White Pelicans in flight

    • Aquatic birds; Species of concern;
    • The American white pelican is one of the largest birds in North America, measuring 6 feet from bill to tail. White pelicans weigh up
    • Havasu National Wildlife Refuge

    • Arizona; NWR; river; riparian;Wildlife refuges
    • Along the banks of the Colorado River, bordering Arizona and California sits Havasu NWR. Extremely popular for water recreation, the refuge hosts some 500,000 visitors a year and is host to over 297 species of birds such as herons, pelicans,...
    • Aily Zirkle oral history transcript

    • Biography; Birds; Employees (USFWS); Biological control; Education; Environmental quality; Environmental education; Winter sports; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife refuges; Villages; Migratory birds; Surveying; Migration;
    • Aily Zirkle oral history interview as conducted via radio interview.
    • David Trauger oral history transcript

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Realty; International conservation; Waterfowl; Habitat conservation; Migration; Aviation;
    • Dr. David Trauger oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely. Others areas Dr. Trauger at or for include: Great Plains Waterfowl Research Station, Mt. Moriah Wetland Production Area, Crystal Springs Study Area, Northern Prairie Wildlife...
    • Oiled pelicans

    • Birds; Coastal environments; Coastal restoration; Oil spills; Waterfowl;
    • Pelicans covered in oil sit along Barataria Bay off Grand Isle, LA.
    • Brown pelican rookery

    • Birds;
    • Brown pelicans roosting in vegetation on North Island in Louisiana. NOTE: Donna Dewhurst Collection
    • Brown pelicans in flight

    • Birds; Marine birds;
    • Eight brown pelicans in flight. The Brown Pelican is the only exclusively marine member of the pelican family, and the only one that regularly dives for its food.
    • Brown pelicans at refuge

    • Birds; Marine birds
    • Brown pelican flies at the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge while other pelicans sit in the vegetation.
    • Brown pelican

    • Birds; Marine Birds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Close view of a brown pelican at the Everglades National Park. More information about Pelicans go to http://www.nps.gov/ever
    • Nesting brown pelicans

    • Birds; Oil spills;
    • There are 1,300 brown pelican nests on Breton Island. Brown pelicans have recently been downlisted from endangered to threatened. Photo taken on May 3, 2010 as the oil spill approaches the Gulf Coast. Boom can be seen in the background.

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