Monthly Bird Happening at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

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

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Bridge Olson
Betsy Beneke
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Fact Sheet
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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 semi-nomadic Shoshone, Paiute, Bannock, and Ute people known as the Newe or Meme (the People), the Refuge protects the marshes found...
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Western Grebe
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

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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