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Light-footed clapper rail receives leg band
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Light-footed clapper rail receives leg band
Carlsbad Fish & Wildlife Service biologist, Erin McCarthy, holds an endangered light-footed clapper rail while it receives a leg band before being released into the wild July 19, 2011, at the San Diego River Channel, San Diego, CA. This bird was captive bred in a clapper rail recovery program. The recovery program is a partnership between three breeding centers, along with the USFWS, U.S. Navy, the Port of San Diego, the California Department of Fish and Game and independent wildlife biolgists. The three breeding programs are administered by the following San Diego conservation organizations: SeaWorld San Diego, the Chula Vista Nature Center and the San Diego Zoo's Safari Park. Photo Credit: Stephanie Weagley/USFWS
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