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    • Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary oral history transcript Part 1 of 4

    • Agriculture; Bird banding; Birds; Biologists (USFWS); Biography; Diseases; Employees (USFWS); Fishes; History; Migration; Migratory birds; Pesticides; Research; Science; Scientific personnel (USFWS); Surveying; Tagging; Waterfowl; Wildlife...
    • This is Part 1 of 4 transcripts from the Patuxent Science Symposium, 75th Anniversary of the Patuxent Science Center. It includes speakers who talk about their time at working at Patuxent and some of the work they did. This transcript includes the...
    • Purple Loosestrife

    • Aquatic environments; Aquatic plants; Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl; Invasive species;
    • Native to Eurasia, purple loosestrife is a tall invasive plant with magenta-colored flowers that adapts to wetland areas. Once established, the plant begins to compete with native plants reducing natural habitats for waterfowl and other species...
    • Birds 11

    • Art; Illustrations; Wading birds;
    • National wildlife artist Bob Hines (1912 - 1994) bird illustrations including least tern; black tern; fairy tern; arctic tern; sooty tern; tlossy ibis; wood ibis; black skimmer; man-o-war; frigate bird; king rail; sora rail; gallinule; purple...
    • William Julian oral history, Part 1 of 2

    • Biography; Employees (USFWS); History; Military; Wildlife management; Environmental quality; Environments (Natural); Equipment; Farms and farming; Law enforcement; Mammals; Fishing; Wildlife refuges; Waterfowl;
    • William Julian oral history interview as conducted by Denny Holland and Paul Tritaik. This is part 1 of 2.
    • A preliminary biological assessment of Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge

    • Biological control; Physical geography; Research; Wildlife refuges;
    • This is a preliminary biological assessment of Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge. Stimulation for the report was based on the concept that future decisions related to the biological portion of the Comprehensive Conservation Plan will be based on the...
    • Male Lesser scaup

    • Birds;
    • This bird is difficult to distinguish from the greater scaup in the field. In good light, look for the purple gloss in the male's head feathers.
    • For the birds

    • Birds; Birdwatching; Connecting people with nature; Wildlife viewing;
    • This is a guide for people interested in bringing birds to their property. It includes information and tips on installing bird feeders, bird nests and on landscaping for birds.
    • Purple martin chicks

    • birds; Environmental education; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing;
    • Purple martin chicks outside the Edwin B. Forsythe NWR visitor center
    • Northern bobwhite quail

    • Birds; Game birds;Migratory birds
    • A male and female pair of northern bobwhite quail sit in a field of purple spring violets. FWS Resource links:
    • Cassin's Finch

    • Birds; Migratory birds
    • Although coloring is similar to the House and Purple finches, the Cassin's finch is larger. The Cassin's finch prefers habitat in open conifer forests at high elevations. Deshutes National Forests;
    • Purple martin

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Perching birds;
    • Close view from rear of bird sitting on bird house and looking to the side.
    • Purple finch

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Perching birds;
    • Close-up of bird standing with seed in beak, viewed from front with bird looking to side.
    • Birds of conservation concern 2008

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Species of concern;
    • This is a report that identifies migratory and non-migratory birds species that represent the highest conservation priorities to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    • Purple gallinule

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Wading birds;
    • Bird walking across vegetation in water.
    • 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...


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