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Stormy Sky With A Great Blue Heron In Flight Over Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

2018-08-04T06:02:47+00:00August 4th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Great Blue Herons, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Two years ago when I photographed this stormy sky with a Great Blue Heron in flight I also photographed loads of other birds from the auto tour route including wading and shorebirds, geese, ducks, ibis, terns, gulls, rails, pelicans and coots.

Crappy Juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron in Flight Photo

2018-07-21T07:22:21+00:00July 21st, 2018|Categories: Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Birds, Black-crowned Night Herons, Box Elder County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I've taken my share of crappy photos during the time I have been focused on photographing birds but this photo of a juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron crapping in flight may be the crappiest of them all.

Are Great Blue Herons Breeding at Higher Elevations Due to Climate Change?

2018-06-28T06:19:52+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Great Blue Herons, Little Emigration Canyon, Summit County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I'm wondering now if Great Blue Herons here in Utah might already be adapting to climate change by moving higher up into the mountain valleys and canyons that have suitable food and water supplies to breed and nest.

Immature Black-crowned Night Heron In Flight

2018-05-15T05:08:13+00:00May 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.