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Call for Photographs

Kirtland's Warbler Nest

Photographers, have you captured great shots of Kirtland's Warbler Wildlife Management Area (WMA)? Photos of the WMA are needed and you may be able to help. Photos may be used on the website, on signs, in brochures and other publications, by a refuge friends group, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, or may be used in other ways to help promote the WMA, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service or the National Wildlife Refuge System.

Photos are needed of:

  • Songbirds, water birds and raptors
  • Animals
  • Plants including wildflowers, trees, etc.
  • Scenery/Landscape
  • Recreation
  • Habitats
Specific Needs:
  • Indigo Bunting
  • American Badger (including den, tracks, and scat)
  • Kirtland's Warbler
  • White-tailed Deer
  • Black Bear
  • Wild Turkey
  • Ruffed Grouse
  • Snowshoe Hare
  • American Woodcock
  • Warblers
  • Brown Thrasher
  • Eastern Towhee
  • Alder Flycatcher
  • Eastern Bluebird
  • Field Sparrows
  • Lincoln's Sparrow
  • Black-backed Woodpecker
  • Spruce Grouse
  • Olive-sided Flycatcher
  • Eastern Wood-pewees
  • Hermit Thrush
  • Ovenbirds
  • Rose-breasted Grosbeak
  • Nuthatches
  • Vireos
  • Black-billed Cuckoo
  • Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Trembling Aspen
  • Black Cherry
  • People Hunting (within regulations)
  • Photographers
  • Other Recreation
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Habitat

Please note that parcels of property occupied by the Kirtland’s warbler are closed to all entry during the bird’s breeding season (May 1st – August 15th). Please refer to the rules and regulation for specific details.

To donate a photograph, please fill out the Copyright Release Agreement (FWS Form 3-2259) then either mail a digital copy to:

Seney National Wildlife Refuge
c/o Visitor Services Manager
1674 Refuge Entrance Road
Seney, MI 49883

Or email a copy to:



  • Email or mail a hard copy of the filled out Copyright Release Agreement Form with a description of the photos you have agreed to donate.
  • Please do not crop the photograph in advance. 
  • Label each photo with the subject, your name, the date the photo was taken, and if you can, the location it was taken (i.e. county, near the town of ________).

Thank You! 

Page Photo Credits — Kirtland's Warbler Nest - USFWS
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2013
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