Welcome to the Fish and Wildlife Service Pacific Region's Flickr photostream. Here you will find a wide assortment of images that are in the public domain. You are free to use these images as you wish unless otherwise noted. While most of our images are open for use under creative commons license, some of them are all rights reserved and we ask that you contact us at:

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The Pacific Region encompasses extraordinary ecological diversity with habitats ranging from tropical forests and coral reefs at Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, to old-growth rainforests west of the Cascade mountain range of Oregon and Washington, to remote coastal and Pacific islands teaming with millions of seabirds, to glacial lakes and streams in Washington's Northern Cascades, to arid shrub-steppe habitat in southern Idaho.

These habitats support over 400 threatened and endangered species, many unique and endemic plant and animal communities, and a variety of land-use considerations.

The Region includes the States of Hawai’i, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington and Pacific island Territories and U.S. affiliated States. This includes the Territories of American Samoa, Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; and the Freely Associated States of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau under the Compacts of Free Association.

These states and territories encompass over 158 million acres spread over a large area. The Pacific islands area of the Region is located throughout 4.9 million square miles of ocean, spanning 5 time zones and the International Date Line.

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Photos of USFWS Pacific (25)

USFWS Pacific's favorite photos from other Flickr members (10)

  • Takeoff by USFWS Mountain Prairie
  • Ohia Lehua tree with flower by LoveBigIsland
  • Clarks_Nutcracker_wray by Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
  • Cape Flattery by snowpeak
  • Bird - Duck - Mallard by blmiers2
  • Asclepias speciosa by Matt Lavin
  • big yawn by weedmandan
  • all three by weedmandan
  • RyanHagertyusfws_0020 by mocoman
  • World Wetlands Day Photo Celebration by U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Oceans, Envir

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USFWS - Pacific Region
July 2010
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Pacific Region