May...a beautiful sunny day drive...but where to? How about over to Millard County in Utah to see Forster's Terns at Scipio Lake! I like to visit Scipio Lake. I've seen so many different birds here throughout the spring, summer and fall, but this particular day I was in for a show with Forster's Terns. Although it is a beautiful 5965 foot elevation reservoir I like to … [Read more...] about Forster’s Terns at Scipio Lake
A great place for you to visit in early spring up in northern Utah is the Farmington Bay Waterfowl Area. It will not be a waste of your time! Such was my experience since I had a few hours to spend there. My drive inside started off rather well. Even though the wind was howling, it was not too cold, and I was glad there was waterfowl galore to be seen! What IS … [Read more...] about Farmington Bay Waterfowl Area
Little did I know how cool this western Refuge in northern Utah of wetlands bordered with snowy mountaintops would be. Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge was full of migratory birds and even some other interesting mammal wildlife. The sounds of the large Tundra Swans overhead and in the water was a true ensemble of an avian choir! Although I'm used to the refuges back east in the … [Read more...] about Exploring the Beautiful Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge!
On a brief trip into town for lunch, I went a different route than Main Street. Being new to Richfield, somehow I wound up on another road. When I was approaching a stop sign, I saw a big fluff of snow at the very top of a small grouping of some type of spruce trees. It wasn't odd that snow was on the ground, but of all three of the trees I was looking at, the only blob of snow … [Read more...] about Ferruginous Hawk – White as Snow
Taking time for Sunday birding drive to check out what birding may be near you can yield some pretty cool surprises or adventures for you. Pack a light snack, some water and crank up the engine! California Dreamin' on a January Day A venture up through the barnyards near me and open grassy terrain towards Heppler's Ponds proved to be quite surprising. Nothing like birding … [Read more...] about Sunday Birding Yields a Covey of California Quails!