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Foraging American Avocets in Breeding Plumage

2018-04-30T06:46:34+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: American Avocets, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Eight days ago it was sunny and bright and I was out having fun photographing a pair of foraging American Avocets in breeding plumage at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in northern Utah.

American Avocets, American White Pelicans and Sandhill Cranes Have Returned

2018-02-11T06:01:06+00:00February 11th, 2018|Categories: American Avocets, American White Pelicans, Birds|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I'm excited that the American Avocets, American White Pelicans and Sandhill Cranes have returned to northern Utah because I look forward to seeing and photographing them again.

American Avocet with Two Different Backgrounds

2017-05-07T05:26:40+00:00May 7th, 2017|Categories: American Avocets, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I'm happy with both images of this female American Avocet but I think I prefer the second image more because the reflections of the water add a sense of depth and more visual interest that I find lacking in the first photo.

Nesting American Avocets at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

2017-04-24T06:25:49+00:00April 24th, 2017|Categories: American Avocets, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The pair of American Avocets were feeding in the grasses and the water right next to the edge of the grasses when I first saw them then the female squatted down on what I presume to be their nest.