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Franklin’s Gulls at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

2017-10-14T06:59:56+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Box Elder County, Franklin's Gulls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Franklin's Gulls are only here in northern Utah during the breeding season, during the winter they spend their time along the west coast of South America.

Franklin’s and Ring-billed Gulls Flying in Smoky Skies

2017-09-06T06:12:01+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Box Elder County, Franklin's Gulls, Ring-billed Gulls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I did take some nice Ring-billed and Franklin's Gull photos in flight over the water of the marshes at the refuge despite the smoky sky.

Adult Ring-billed Gull Hovering Over The Marsh At Farmington Bay

2017-08-22T06:14:33+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Ring-billed Gulls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I photographed this Ring-billed Gull last November as it hovered over the autumn colored marsh and I really like the resulting photo. The pose, the light, the setting, the contrast in colors all work well for my tastes.