Saying goodbye, with some final photos, from the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
As part of the Great Salt Lake ecosystem, the Refuge now hosts the largest colony of White-faced ibis in Northern America. The wet meadows and mudflats on and surrounding the Refuge are excellent feeding habitat and bring the ibis in from April through October, and the deep emergent marshes provide nesting habitat for the colony throughout the summer. (taken from their web-site)
Except for a few Grebe photos, which I will post later, these are the final grouping of photos from Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge. I mentioned, in a previous post, the film we watched at the visitor center. This film showed Grebes doing their mating ritual. It was amazing; I will never again gaze upon a Grebe without thinking of their beautiful dance!
We spent two nights, last Sunday and Monday at Willard Bay State Park and a few hours at the refuge. I took over 200 photos of this beautiful area. Hopefully, one day we will visit again.
Tuesday we arrived at Three Island Crossing State Park in Idaho and camped along the Snake River. Photos of this beautiful area coming up next.
We are currently at LaPine State Park to the south of Bend and north of LaPine, Oregon camped along the Deschutes River. Another gorgeous river. We have been camped here since Wednesday. In the morning we head to Bullards Beach State Park near Bandon, Oregon.
Until next post: Enjoy your journey!
10 thoughts on “~A few final shots from Bear River~”
Thank you for sharing your beautiful photos of your time at Bear Creek Sheila. The last photo of the white-faced Ibis in flight is so pretty…..what pretty colors in the sunlight!
The colors were very dramatic! I hope one day you get to visit this bird refuge; I know you will love it.
I look forward to your upcoming posts. We loved Ballards Beach when we were there two years ago.
Hi LuAnn, it is lovely here, a bit crowded, but otherwise lovely. Last evening we went walking on the beach late, almost 9:00pm and it was stunning. Hope you are enjoying your travels!
We are happy to be back on the road.
Wonderful habitat..wonderful photos..Michelle
Hi Michelle, it is just wonderful habitat! I wish I could see it when it is filled with migrating birds! Must be spectacular!
Finally got around to reading your blog postings and I’m so impressed. I love all the photos you’ve posted that I got to see. I’ve been tracking your moves each time and of course know you’re at the Pacific Ocean at Bullard ‘s Beach. Be careful not to fall in. Mighty close to the edge there. I know you’re having fun. A little of me is with both of you. Enjoy it for me. Ya’ll are SO adventous. Love from us.
Ahhh Lou! Thanks for much for your heartwarming words. We are having a wonderful time. Thinking of you and Brenda and sending all of love your way!