Birds of 2021

I added 15 new birds to my lifelist in 2021, of course they are all from my trip to Corpus Christie TX. Black skimmers Mottled ducks Reddish egret Tri color herons Wilson’s plover Roseate spoonbills Roseate spoonbill Ruddy turnstone Laughing gulls Sandwich tern Least terns Royal terns Reddish Egret Black skimmers Groove billed anis Couch’s … More Birds of 2021

McTucker Ponds

11/1/2021 Visiting the Ponds Loggerhead shrike Ring necked ducks Common loon Belted kingfisher #1 Belted kingfisher #2 (photographed through the railings on the bridge) Snake River

Bison Roundup

Bison Roundup on Antelope Island 10/30/21 Every year they round up the bison on Antelope Island. People with horses are allowed to register/volunteer to help. There are also experienced riders who are trained to work with the bison and manage/herd both bison and volunteers. Bison pre-roundup So why do they round them up? One reason … More Bison Roundup

Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge – Oct 2021

10/15/21 Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge Shanna and I stopped at the Bear River Refuge the night before we attended the Van Gogh exhibit. Sadly it’s hunting season so most of the waterfowl were in hiding. On the otherhand it was a gorgeous evening. Reeds Clark’s grebe Great blue heron Willets American coots Landscape Sunset … More Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge – Oct 2021