Bank Swallow

Bank Swallow
Bank Swallow
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The picture of this lovely Bank Swallow was photographed at the Bear River National Wildlife Refuge in Utah. Bank Swallows are one of the most widely distributed birds in the world.

Click on the arrow above to hear the sounds of the Bank Swallow

Brewer’s Sparrow

Brewer's Sparrow on a log
Brewer’s Sparrow
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The picture of this Brewer’s Sparrow on a log was photographed at the Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Laramie Wyoming. Brewer’s Sparrows are the most abundant bird across the vast sagebrush steppe, and their long, trilling songs are a signature sound of the landscape.

Click on the arrow above to hear the lovely Song of the Brewer’s Sparrow

McCowns Longspur

McCown's Longspur perched on barbed wire.
McCown’s Longspur
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The picture of this McCown’s Longspur perched on barbed wire was photographed at the Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Laramie Wyoming. The McCown’s Longspur is found in shortgrass prairie and overgrazed pastures of the Great Plains.

Click on arrow above to hear the song of the McCown’s Longspur

Black-crowned Night-heron in Flight

Black-crowned Night-heron in Flight
Black-crowned Night-heron in Flight
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The picture of this Black-crowned Night-heron in Flight was taken at the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Roswell, New Mexico.

Click on the above arrow hear the sounds of the Black-crowned Night-heron

Ferruginous Hawk on Pole

Ferruginous Hawk on Pole
Ferruginous Hawk on Pole
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The picture of this Ferruginous Hawk on Pole was taken at the Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Laramie Wyoming. Ferruginous Hawks live in the open spaces of the West, in grasslands, prairie, sagebrush steppe, scrubland, and pinyon-juniper woodland edges.