Attu to Agattu Ptarmigan Translocation 2005 - page 2


Photos by Steve Ebbert unless otherwise noted.
A four-year program to restore a new population of Evermann's rock ptarmigan on Agattu Island. The 2005 effort was the third season. These are photos from that trip. To learn more about the project, see: Ned Rozell's story about the project

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Karab Cove, Agattu camp. Photo by Greg Wann. Robb and Greg at Agattu camp Agattu weatherport Greg, Robb and Jackie prepare an Attu ptarmigan for release on Agattu.
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Robb holds hen ptarmigan on Agattu. Rob preparing hen ptarmigan for release on Agattu Island. Banded and collared hen ptarmigan, Agattu. Photo by Robb Kaler. Robb seeking telemetry locations. Photo by Greg Wann.
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Agattu hen on nest. Photo by Robb Kaler. Evermann's rock ptarmigan egg Agattu ptarmigan nest. Photo by Greg Wann. Agattu ptarmigan nest. Photo by Robb Kaler.
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Agattu ptarmigan nest. Photo by Robb Kaler. Agattu ptarmigan nest. Photo by Robb Kaler. Ptarmigan chick leaps off rock on Agattu. Photo by Robb Kaler. A young ptarmigan hides near rock on Agattu Island. Photo by Robb Kaler.

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