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These guides are specifically about the flora and fauna found in Nebraska Department of Roads wetland mitigation sites, and other areas around the State. They do not cover every species found in the State.

Guides will be updated as time permits. Please check back.

As you look through these Guides, please let us know if you can provide any additional info about any of plants and critters shown. We'll be grateful for any assistance you can provide.

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Permission Information & Credits

Photo Credits: The Bird guide is a collaborative effort. It is made possible because of the efforts of NDOR Biologists who have donated photographs. The primary photographer is Steve Duecker, Highway Environmental Biologist. The image of the Greater Tailed Grackle was taken by Wyatt Webster, Biologist.

Special thanks... to Melissa Marinovich, NDOR Biology Intern, for her assistance in compiling these guides.

Permission to Use Bird Guide Photos: The photographers have given permission for viewing the images in conjunction with the use of this guide, but permission must be obtained for other uses of these files. Please do not copy photographs without obtaining permission.For permission of use of photographs please contact Steve Duecker at

Additional Credits:
Information was gathered for these documents from the following sources:

  • Gough, G.A., Sauer, J.R., Iliff, M. Patuxent Bird Identification Infocenter. 1998. Version 97.1. Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD.
  • The National Geographic Society, Field Guide to the Birds of North America. Second edition. 1987.