Author: Janelle Wicks

Science & Education

Malheur NWR’s Nest Diversity

All birds lay eggs. The nests they build—or in some cases, don’t build—are as diverse as the birds themselves. Here’s a sampling of nests from birds that breed at Malheur Refuge.

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Science & Education

Species Spotlight: White-faced Ibis

Flocks of these long-legged, curved-bill waders are a regular sight in spring, summer, and autumn in the interior West. A drive past Harney County’s many flood-irrigated fields and wet meadows will undoubtably turn some up. Under the right light, the shimmering purple, green, and bronze plumage of breeding white-faced ibises is truly remarkable.

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