Forster’s Tern

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Yellow-rumped Warbler, Fall Colors on the Refuge Plus a Unique Forster’s Tern Experience

2017-10-04T05:50:23+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: American Coots, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Forster's Terns, Utah, Yellow-rumped Warblers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There were birds that I photographed including this Yellow-rumped Warbler who perched out in the open with the fall colors of curly docks in the background.

Breeding and Nonbreeding Forster’s Terns

2017-04-26T06:10:27+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Florida, Forster's Terns, Fort De Soto County Park, Pinellas County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The differences in breeding and nonbreeding plumage of Forster's Terns is enough that some bird watching and bird photography novices might even think that they are two different species of terns.

Hunting Forster’s Tern in breeding plumage at Bear River MBR

2016-12-22T06:33:46+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Forster's Terns, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This Forster's Tern was hovering while hunting over a unit of water on the auto tour route of Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in northern Utah in clear morning light.