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Rough-legged Hawks Have Returned & Expect Big Changes At Bear River MBR

2018-10-17T06:37:55+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: American Pipits, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Red-tailed Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My big excitement yesterday morning was seeing my first, second and third of the year Rough-legged Hawks at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge and the next thing was seeing all the changes that have happened at the refuge since my last visit.

Female and Male American Goldfinches Lifting Off From Musk Thistles

2018-08-19T05:02:38+00:00August 19th, 2018|Categories: American Goldfinches, Birds, Little Emigration Canyon, Morgan County, Utah, Wasatch Mountains|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

When the female American Goldfinch lifted off I liked the eye contact I had with her and how graceful she looked when she raised her wings, when I saw this image on my camera LCD I just had to smile.

Warbling Vireo About To Lift Off – A Vireo Photo I’m Happy With

2018-08-16T05:07:48+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Little Emigration Canyon, Morgan County, Utah, Warbling Vireos, Wasatch Mountains|Tags: , , , , , |

I could wish that the Warbling Vireo had hung around longer so that I could have taken many more images of it but I'm thrilled that I was able to take any photos of the bird at all. My determination to obtain better photos of this species paid off yesterday.

American Goldfinch Perched on a dried Musk Thistle Blossom & Short Video Clip

2018-07-27T05:33:16+00:00July 27th, 2018|Categories: American Goldfinches, Birds, Little Emigration Canyon, Summit County, Utah, Wasatch Mountains|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today I am keeping it short and sweet and sharing one photo of a male American Goldfinch perched on a dried Musk Thistle blossom plus a short video clip I took of him as he lifted off and flew away.