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This video production contains music that has been licensed to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This license allows for the free distribution of the finished video production, in its entirety, by video tape, Compact or Digital Video disc, or internet streaming and downloading. It is intended for the private, personal use the Public. Any non-private use by the Public of this video product containing licensed music requires that a separate license be obtained. You are responsible for any license requirement resulting from your use of the music. - - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites you to visit Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, new Newburyport, Massachusetts. The refuge occupies in part, the southern three-fourths of Plum Island, an 8 mile (12.9 kilometer) barrier island. The refuge offers excellent wildlife-oriented recreational and educational opportunities with visitor facilities and programs provided to enhance your experience. - Parker River National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1942 primarily to provide feeding, resting, and nesting habitat for migratory birds. Located along the Atlantic Flyway, the refuge is of vital stopover significance to waterfowl, shorebirds, and songbirds during pre- and post-breeding migratory periods. - The refuge consists of 4,664 acres of diverse upland and wetland habitats including sandy beach and dune, shrub/thicket, bog, swamp, freshwater marsh, salt marsh and associated creek, river; mud flat, and salt panne. These and other refuge habitats support varied and abundant populations of resident and migratory wildlife including more than 300 species of birds and additional species of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, and plants.
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