Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

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Flooding at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge – Road Closure

February 27th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Box Elder County, Great Blue Herons, Tundra Swans, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I am anxious to get out to the Bear River MBR auto tour loop of the refuge to see what migrants have flown in but right now that isn't possible and there isn't any information on when the road will open again

Western Grebe Family at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Birds, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Box Elder County, Utah, Western Grebes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When I came across this Western Grebe family image that I took at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge I knew this was an image that made me think of spring.

Comparing Common Gallinules and American Coots

February 21st, 2017|Categories: Birds, American Coots, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Box Elder County, Common Gallinules, Florida, Lake Carillon, Pinellas County, Roosevelt Wetlands, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Common Gallinules and American Coots are both from the Rallidae family and there are some similarities in their appearance, for instance both have a triangular bill with a frontal shield at the top.

American White Pelicans, Sandhill Cranes, Swainson’s Hawks – Spring Migrants On The Wing

February 19th, 2017|Categories: Birds, American White Pelicans, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Bicknell Bottoms Wildlife Management Area, Box Elder County, Sandhill Cranes, Swainson's Hawks, Utah, Wayne County|

We still have our winter birds and the spring migrants have begun their journey north so my bird photography is likely to pick up and get exciting soon if the clouds will give me a break.