Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

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American White Pelicans – PeliCam and PeliTrack

2017-03-26T16:19:45+00:00 March 26th, 2017|Categories: Birds, American White Pelicans, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Box Elder County, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

American White Pelicans are returning to their breeding grounds in Utah and I have already seen a few of them myself and though I haven't been able to photograph them yet I know I will soon.

Spring Means Nesting Birds and Chicks – Please Give Them Space

2017-03-26T16:31:07+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: Birds, American Coots, American Oystercatchers, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Box Elder County, Ferruginous Hawks, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Madison County, Montana, Nesting Birds, Pinellas County, Utah, Wildlife Ethics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Why? Because the image is never as important as the well being and safety of my subject, especially when it comes to nests and chicks.

Midge Swarms – Messy & Annoying But An Important Food Source For Many Birds

2017-04-27T11:14:22+00:00 March 19th, 2017|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Box Elder County, Midges, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I have complained about the midges in this post because they are messy and annoying but one thing that I feel is critical to mention is that these midges are an important food source for the birds that live and breed at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge.

Clark’s and Western Grebes Return to Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

2017-03-17T06:05:19+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Box Elder County, Clark's Grebes, Utah, Western Grebes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I'm happy that the Clark's and Western Grebes have returned for their breeding season at the refuge and I look forward to photographing them while they are here.