Quantcast
Jun 212012
 

I saw plenty of American White Pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) earlier this week while spending two mornings at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge (aka Bear River National Wildlife Refuge) in northern Utah.

American White Pelican in flight over a marsh

The pelicans have already gone into summer plumage, they have shed the carbuncles seen on their bills during breeding season and now instead of a pure white head they are showing a bit of darkness there. more…

Mia McPherson, OntheWingPhotography.com

Share on social media:

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblr
Mia McPherson

Mia McPherson

Mia McPherson is a nature lover, wildlife watcher and an avian photographer. Mia first become serious about bird photography when she moved to Florida in 2004. Her recent move to the Salt Lake area of Utah was a great opportunity to continue observing their behavior and photographing them. With so many birds species there easily accessible it wasn’t long before she was hooked. By learning more about each species, she can anticipate their behaviour and create opportunities to obtain ever better images of those species.

Leave a Comment

  One Response to “Birds of Bear River MBR – American White Pelicans”

  1. Lovely images Mia. I love these birds.

 Leave a Reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>


Top-Viewed Posts Last 30 Days

  1. » POLL: Should the annual Canadian seal hunt be banned? [8085 Views]
  2. » Wildlife Photo Adventure in Costa Rica! [6106 Views]
  3. » Wild Tigers of India – in Battle! [3828 Views]
  4. » POLL: Is it time to close our zoos? [3268 Views]
  5. » POLL: Should orcas and dolphins be kept in captivity? [1971 Views]
  6. Animals Rule Chernobyl 30 Years After Nuclear Disaster – [1257 Views]
  7. Master of the Sky: Owl versus Wolf – [1205 Views]
  8. More Bald Eagles Have Died Mysteriously – [1096 Views]
  9. POLL: Should ‘canned’ lion hunting be banned? – [1066 Views]
  10. POLL: Should the lynx be rewilded in the UK? – [1051 Views]

Top-Viewed Posts Last 12 Months

  1. » POLL: Should the annual Canadian seal hunt be banned? [15265 Views]
  2. POLL: Should lion canned hunting be banned? » [14291 Views]
  3. POLL: Should hare coursing be banned in Ireland? » [9906 Views]
  4. POLL: Should the Faroe Islands’ whale slaughter be allowed to continue? » [8091 Views]
  5. POLL: Should wildlife hunting contests be permitted in Idaho? » [7793 Views]
  6. POLL: Should Africa’s poachers be shot on sight? » [6724 Views]
  7. » Wildlife Photo Adventure in Costa Rica! [6133 Views]
  8. POLL: Should the slaughter of wolves in British Columbia be banned? » [5893 Views]
  9. » POLL: Should ‘canned’ lion hunting be banned? [5679 Views]
  10. POLL: Should grouse shooting on highland estates be banned? | [5394 Views]