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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The Story of Cooper’s Hawk

I was leaving Antelope Island when I saw a hawk in the dry grass. He seemed alert but not much. I took a few photos and thought that my encounter with the hawk was over but it was only the beginning of my “hunt”.     The hawk flew to a nearby sign but not […]

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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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