Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

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Blooming Showy Milkweed at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

2018-06-16T05:28:43+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Box Elder County, Utah, Wildflowers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Showy Milkweeds are an important source of nectar for butterflies, especially Monarch Butterflies who not only use them as a nectar source but also use them for laying their eggs on and as a larval host.

White-faced Ibis in Breeding and Nonbreeding Plumage

2018-05-19T05:20:55+00:00 May 19th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Utah, White-faced Ibises|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

In just a few weeks the White-faced Ibis that are in breeding plumage right now will begin to molt into their nonbreeding plumage and I thought this might be a good time to show some of the differences.

Immature Black-crowned Night Heron In Flight

2018-05-15T05:08:13+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Black-crowned Night Herons, Box Elder County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

When I spotted this immature Black-crowned Night Heron on the wing at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in April I hoped it would fly in closer than it did, still I liked the photos I took of it with a clear blue sky in the background.