Tag Archive: albatross

The Rodent Situation (Not Your Grandfather’s Mouse)

By Rob Taylor, Restoration Ecologist for the Refuge Association   Spawned from undersea volcanoes and thousands of miles from any continent, the Hawaiian Islands harbor very few indigenous land animals. Once in a while a bird or insect made its …

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Valentine’s Day on Refuges

Wildlife species throughout the animal kingdom have a wide variety of mating rituals. Since tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, we thought we’d share some of the courtship dances that birds found throughout the Refuge System perform. How many of these courtship …

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Honoring Our Past at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

Bret Wolfe, a U.S. Army veteran, is the deputy manager of Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and the Battle of Midway National Memorial. He currently resides on Midway with about 40 people and over 3 million seabirds.   Early November …

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