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    • 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.
    • An Osprey dives quickly in pursuit of its prey.

    • Birds of prey; Raptors; Wildlife refuges; Birdwatching;
    • Ospreys have a wingspan of 4.5-6 ft. length 22-25 in. They are dark brown above, white below, have a white head with a prominent black eye stripe. Females usually have a dark spotted "necklace". This specimen was photographed at William L. Finley...
    • Brown pelican: Pelecanus occidentalis

    • Endangered species; Marine birds;
    • Wildlife fact sheet about brown pelicans. The brown pelican, also called American brown pelican or common pelican, inhabits the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf Coasts of North and South America.
    • Butterflies benefit from statewide habitat conservation plan (HCP)

    • Endangered species; Conservation; Connecting people with nature; Insects; Policies; Work of the Service;
    • An article in the Endangered Species Bulletin July/August 2000 Vol. XXV No. 4, by Lisa Mandell explains how endangered Karner blue butterflies (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) in Wisconsin will be protected by the first comprehensive statewide...
    • Conserving borderline species

    • Endangered species; International affairs; Partnerships; Wildlife management; Wildlife restoration;
    • This is an overview of what Canada and the United States are doing together in order to help protect species the two countries deem as endangered. A description of the background of this partnership is given, followed by ten examples of individual...
    • Endangered species coloring book

    • Art; Environmental education; Endangered species; Illustrations;
    • This is a children's coloring book of various endangered species. It provides images of each species for coloring, as well as educational information on the species. The animals included are: Bald Eagle, California red-legged frog Karner Blue...
    • Measuring the wingspan of an Indigo bunting

    • Biologists (USFWS); Bird banding; Birds; Birdwatching; Work of the Service; Training; Connecting people with nature;
    • This picture shows a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee holding a Indigo Bunting during a bird banding exercise at the Basic Bird Biology class.
    • Northern aplomado Falcon (Falco femoralis septentrionalis)

    • Raptors; Grasslands; Birds; Birds of prey; Deserts; Prairies; Partnerships; Military
    • Aplomado falcons (Falco femoralis) inhabit desert grasslands and savannas of Latin America, and formerly inhabited desert grasslands and coastal prairies of Texas, New Mexico, and southeastern Arizona. The falcon ranges through most of South...
    • Oil spill curriculum

    • Oil spills; Shorebirds; Wildlife refuges;
    • The Shorebird Sister Schools Program presents an activity that explores the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill on coastal birds and the work of many dedicated professionals helping in species recovery, with a focus on career...
    • Peregrine falcon

    • 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.
    • Special report: bringing environmental education to diverse audiences

    • Environmental education; Education outreach; Employees (USFWS); Education; Children; City environments; Diversity;
    • Table of contents: Letter from the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - p. 3; Lessons from the Albatross - p. 5; Teaching Second-Graders about Life Cycles and Stewardship Minnesota Refuge Partner School Program- p. 9; Making School...
    • Wing measurement

    • Biologists (USFWS); Bird banding; Birds; Birdwatching; Work of the Service; Training; Connecting people with nature;
    • A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee measures the wingspan of a Gray Catbird during a Basic Bird Biology class.
    • Wingspan of a Indigo Bunting

    • Biologists (USFWS); Bird banding; Birds; Birdwatching; Work of the Service; Training; Connecting people with nature;
    • This picture shows a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee holding a Indigo Bunting during a bird banding exercise at the Basic Bird Biology class.

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