Monthly Bird Happening at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

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Monthly Bird Happening at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

Document summarizing the timing of bird migration, breeding, and nesting for Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge.

Patricia Mezza
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Fact Sheet
Swans at sunset on water surrounded by mountains at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge lies in northern Utah, where the Bear River flows into the northeast arm of the Great Salt Lake. On the ancestral homelands of the Shoshone, Paiute, Bannock, and Ute people known as the Newe or Meme (the People), the Refuge protects the marshes found at the mouth...
Adults have a black back and face; White neck and underside; Long neck; Long, thin bill. Juveniles are similar to adults.

References cited in Species Profile Cornell Lab of Ornithology. 2015. Western Grebe. All About Birds. Idaho Museum of Natural History. 1997. Atlas of Idaho's...

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Bald eagle up close with wing raised

A large raptor, the bald eagle has a wingspread of about seven feet. Adults have a dark brown body and wings, white head and tail, and a yellow beak. Juveniles are mostly brown with white mottling on the body, tail, and undersides of wings. Adult plumage usually is obtained by the sixth year. In...

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