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Birds seen on the auto tour

Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge offers an auto tour for tourists, and many species of wildlife and wildflowers can be seen during a summer's drive.

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A double-crested cormorant swims with its body partially submerged next to a large American white pelican on the James River system of Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge.
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A flock of American white pelicans takes a turn in flight as it circles overhead at Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge.
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A small grasshopper sparrow sings from his perch on a weed at the refuge.
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A male red-winged black bird sings his song while perching on an Artemesia plant species.
John M. Steiner / The Jamestown Sun
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A male red-winged blackbird calls outs from a higher perch to a female. These summer songbirds of the north prefer wetland habitats much like the yellow-headed blackbird.
John M. Steiner / The Jamestown Sun
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A ring-billed gull flies above a wetland at Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge near Pingree, North Dakota.
John M. Steiner / The Jamestown Sun
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A pair of bobolinks, a grassland songbird, perches on a shrub. Like most songbirds, the male is usually more colorful than the female.
John M. Steiner / The Jamestown Sun

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