Rough-legged Hawk

Rough-legged hawks are fascinating birds. Somehow they found the way to Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge and stay there during the coldest, the harshest winter months. When winter will be over these raptors migrate to the arctic Tundra where they raise their young ones. And then another December will come and Bear river will welcome […]

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With Mama and Without

Recently I looked through my archives and found these photographs. They were taken last July when most birds in the refuge were raising their young ones.    

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Feather Style

He looked so funny with his feathers sticking up and then he twisted his neck in an odd way and stayed like this for a while.   Herons never stop surprising me.  

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House Wren

Our winter this year is so gloomy and foggy that I am waiting for spring with its clear blue sky, warmth and nesting birds. I digged into my archives and found this photograph of House Wren that was taken last September. The House Wren was perching on the plant and looked so determined. I believe […]

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More About American Kestrel

Another day before entering Bear river migratory bird refuge I was again greeted by an American kestrel perching on one of the fence posts along the roadway looking for its next meal.       Our American kestrels are permanent residents at Bear river. During cold winter months small rodents are the major source of […]

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