Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

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Adult and Juvenile Ring-billed Gulls

August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Ring-billed Gulls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It will take several molts before this immature Ring-billed Gull looks like an adult but by now, a year after it was photographed, this juvenile should look more like the adult.

Post-breeding Season Aggressive Behavior in American Avocets Plus a Bonus Great Horned Owl

August 20th, 2016|Categories: American Avocets, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Great Horned Owls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I am unable to find information on line about why this male American Avocet attacked the female so aggressively but I can say that it was fascinating to see and photograph it.

Migratory Bird Treaty Act 100th Anniversary

August 17th, 2016|Categories: American White Pelicans, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act has been monumentally successful and we need to insure that it continues and not allow the treaty to become weakened.

Eastern Kingbird Hawking Insects From A Fence In Northern Utah

August 14th, 2016|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Eastern Kingbirds, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , |

Two days ago I was able to photograph an Eastern Kingbird hawking insects from a fence on my way out of Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge