Bear River National Wildlife Refuge

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With Midges Emerging Will Swallows Arrive Soon?

2018-02-18T06:26:07+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Categories: Barn Swallows, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Clark County, Cliff Swallows, Idaho, Little Emigration Canyon, Modoc Creek, Morgan County, Targhee National Forest, Tree Swallows, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

That one midge I saw in the restroom at Bear River MBR did cause me to wonder if the swallows will show up early this year in northern Utah or will the predicted cooler weather cause them arrive at their normal time.

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

2018-02-09T06:26:34+00:00 February 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.

I Stop For Coots Any Time I See Them

2017-09-17T06:18:18+00:00 September 17th, 2017|Categories: American Coots, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Beaverhead County, Birds, Box Elder County, Centennial Valley, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Montana, Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I've written before that I love American Coots and I guess that will never change, I will stop for coots any time I see them, I will photograph them and enjoy their antics.

American White Pelican Dumping a Load in Flight

2017-09-12T05:09:11+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: American White Pelicans, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

When I focused on this bird I didn't know I'd be photographing an American White Pelican dumping a load while flying over the marshes at the refuge with the Promontory Mountains in the background.