Black-necked Stilts

///Black-necked Stilts

Black-necked Stilts are large shorebirds with long red legs, long, straight black bills, black faces, backs and wings and white throats and underparts. They have red eyes. Females are more brown than black.

Growing Tired of the Winter That Wasn’t & Looking Forward To Spring

2018-02-09T06:26:34+00:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Birds, Black-necked Stilts, Box Elder County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When I look up at the tops of the Wasatch, Oquirrh, Stansbury and Promontory mountain ranges and they look more like late April or May than they do on a normal winter because there is just so little snow up there.

Male Black-necked Stilt Watching Over His Offspring At Bear River MBR

2017-08-06T05:22:02+00:00August 6th, 2017|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Black-necked Stilts, Box Elder County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Thousands upon thousands of Black-necked Stilts make the marshes at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in northern Utah their home during their breeding season.

Birds of Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge – Celebrating National Wildlife Refuge Week

2017-02-27T06:37:52+00:00October 9th, 2016|Categories: American Avocets, American White Pelicans, Bald Eagles, Barn Owls, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Birds, Black-crowned Night Herons, Black-necked Stilts, Box Elder County, Redheads, Rough-legged Hawks, Sandhill Cranes, Tree Swallows, Tundra Swans, Utah, Virginia Rails, Western Grebes, White-faced Ibises|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is National Wildlife Refuge Week and in celebration I wanted to do a pictorial essay that includes some of my images of the Birds of Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge.