Month: October 2016

How Two Secretive Seabirds Evaded the Endangered Species List – Scripps’s and Guadalupe Murrelets | Audubon

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Scripps's Murrelet chick on Anacapa Island, Channel Islands, California. Photo: Shaye Wolf/Island Conservation/Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

  Here’s something to celebrate: After biologists restored their nesting islands, Scripps’s and Guadalupe Murrelets don’t need federal protection. Source: How Two Secretive Seabirds Evaded the Endangered Species List – Scripps’s and Guadalupe Murrelets… continue reading »

Rare White Hummingbird Steals the Spotlight at California Garden – Albino Animals and Leucistic Birds | Audubon

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Leucistic Humming Bird

This Anna's Hummingbird has leucism, a pigment disorder that gives it its brilliant white color. Photo: Brad R. Lewis

  More than a thousand birders have admired and photographed the stunning Anna’s Hummingbird this year. Source: Rare White Hummingbird Steals the Spotlight at California Garden – Albino Animals and Leucistic Birds | Audubon… continue reading »

Seven Great National Wildlife Refuges Everyone Should Visit | Audubon The Best American National Wildlife Refuges Everyone Should Visit During Migration

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Red Rock Lakes

Trumpeter Swans in Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Montana. Photo: Erin Clark/USFWS

  It’s National Wildlife Refuge Week, so Audubon’s staffers put together a list of some of our favorite spots. Source: Seven Great National Wildlife Refuges Everyone Should Visit | Audubon The Best American National… continue reading »