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NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Catalog of Images

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Turkey Vultures and Black Vultures taking a break from searching for carrion on a Patuxent River fence.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2000 October 28
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A Great Egret along the bank of the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2000 April 16
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Great Blue Heron nesting area, or as it is called, a heronry.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2000 May 6
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Great Blue Heron nesting area, or as it is called, a heronry. Yes, that is a person's head peering out from the tree. Why he was there is unknown.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2000 May 6
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A Great Blue Heron on the banks of the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2000 July 30
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A Great Blue Heron trying valiantly to swallow a large fish. He finally had to give up.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2000 August 19
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Resident Canada Geese - the ones who "forget" to fly home for the summer. Resident Canada Geese put additional stress on the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem.
Maryland, Benedict 2000 May 26
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A flock of young mallards.
Maryland, Benedict 2000 May 26
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Sea gulls on a Patuxent River beach.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 November 21
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Gulls on a pier at sunset.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 November 8
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Gulls on a pier at sunset.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 November 8
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Sea gulls on a Patuxent River beach.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 November 21
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Sea gulls on a Patuxent River beach.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 November 21
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Green algae growing on a rock in the shallows of the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 November
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Sea squirts washing ashore.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 November
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Sea squirts.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 November
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Young snapping turtles being released into the wild. The one on the left is underwater.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay area 2001 April 15
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Crayfish found in a salt water pond near the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 April 15
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Crayfish found in a salt water pond near the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 April 15
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Crayfish found in a salt water pond near the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 April 15
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Crayfish found in a salt water pond near the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 April 15
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Crayfish found in a salt water pond near the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 April 15
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Sea gulls on a deserted osprey nest.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay 2002 January 27
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Crow footprints in the sand.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 October 21
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Sea bird hovering overhead.
Hawaii, Oahu 2002 February 15
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Sea bird hovering overhead.
Hawaii, Oahu 2002 February 15
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Tundra swans near the mouth of the Patuxent River. These swans can be distinguished from mute swans by their black bills. Tundra swans are native to the Chesapeake Bay region.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2002 January 13
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Tundra swans near the mouth of the Patuxent River. These swans can be distinguished from mute swans by their black bills. Tundra swans are native to the Chesapeake Bay region.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2002 January 13
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Deer tracks on the beach.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2000 October 15
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Footprints in the mud of a Patuxent River marsh, possibly muskrat.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2000 October 9
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Closeup of an osprey nest built amid pound net posts.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 July 1
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Closeup of an osprey nest built amid pound net posts.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 July 1
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Pound net posts are taken over by osprey, who built their home there.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 July 1
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Bird nest, possibly built by a marsh wren, attached to marsh grass.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 July 27
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Osprey on pier piling.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2001 July 21
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Mute swans in flight. Mute swans are an agressive invasive species. There are now over 3,000 mute swans in the Maryland portion of the Chesapeake Bay. They are easily distinguished from the tundra swan by their orange beaks.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay 2000 July 23
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Pelicans on a post.
Virginia, Chincoteague 2000 September 17
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Oystercatchers.
Virginia, Chincoteague 2000 September 17
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A Northern Gannet, somewhat north of its normal range, tangled in fishing line and drowned.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2002 April 14
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A Northern Gannet, somewhat north of its normal range, tangled in fishing line and drowned.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2002 April 14
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A Northern Gannet, somewhat north of its normal range, tangled in fishing line and drowned.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2002 April 14
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A snowy winter day in the marsh.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay 2002 February 4
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A snowy winter day in the marsh.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay 2002 February 4
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Snow in the marsh.
Maryland, King's Landing Park, Patuxent River 2002 February 13
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Snow in the marsh.
Maryland, King's Landing Park, Patuxent River 2002 February 13
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Winter and ice along the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2000 January 30
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Winter and ice along the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2000 January 30
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Winter along the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2000 February 7
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Patuxent River duck blind.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2000 February 7
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Reflections of a Patuxent River marsh.
Maryland, Patuxent River 2002 February 27

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