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Immature Yellow Warbler Foraging in a Cocklebur at Bear River MBR

2018-08-21T05:25:56+00:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Utah, Yellow Warblers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This spring and summer I have photographed Yellow Warblers primarily in mountainous riparian habitat so when I spotted one foraging in a Rough Cocklebur two days ago in the marshes at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge I was happy to take photos of it.

Greater Yellowlegs Landing & Lifting Off At Bear River MBR

2018-08-20T05:14:23+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Greater Yellowlegs, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Because of the avocet's determination to chase off this Greater Yellowlegs I was able to photograph it lifting off from the water with water still dripping from its feet and with the shorebird's head framed by its wings.

White-faced Ibis in Breeding and Nonbreeding Plumage

2018-05-19T05:20:55+00:00May 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.

Tundra Swans Of Bear River MBR On The Wing

2018-03-26T05:59:33+00:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Tundra Swans, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Seeing a few flocks of Tundra Swans in flight two days in northern Utah was a reminder that these big, white swans have already begun their migration to their breeding grounds on the tundra of northern Canada and Alaska.