Tundra Swans

Tundra Swans have pure white plumage, black legs and feet and black bills often seen with yellow near the base.

A Glimpse Into What Could Happen to Bear River MBR With Less Water Flowing Into It

2018-08-23T05:54:41+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: American White Pelicans, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Long-billed Dowitchers, Tundra Swans, Utah, Wilson's Phalaropes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Water levels have been dropped in some units at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge for dike maintenance and this made me think of what might happen in the future due to climate change and if more dams are built on the Bear River and how the reduction of water reaching the refuge might be a huge issue

Refreshing Winter Scenery and the Tundra Swans of Bear River MBR

2018-07-09T05:43:25+00:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Tundra Swans, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sometimes when the summer heat gets to me I look back at images I have taken during the winter and quite often I find those images to be taken at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge and the birds that I find there.

Tundra Swans Of Bear River MBR On The Wing

2018-03-26T05:59:33+00:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Tundra Swans, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Seeing a few flocks of Tundra Swans in flight two days in northern Utah was a reminder that these big, white swans have already begun their migration to their breeding grounds on the tundra of northern Canada and Alaska.

Photographing a Pair of Tundra Swans in Flight

2018-02-14T05:37:10+00:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Tundra Swans, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

As I photographed this pair of Tundra Swans in flight I could hear the whir of their wings and the calls of the other swans that were still on the water and also getting ready to lift off.