Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Swainson’s Hawk

Swainson's Hawk
Swainson’s Hawk
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The picture of this Swainson’s Hawk was photographed at the Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge near Laramie Wyoming. A classic species of the open country of the Great Plains and the West, Swainson’s Hawks soar on narrow wings or perch on fence posts and irrigation spouts.

Click on the arrow above to hear the sounds of the Swainson’s Hawk.

Lark Bunting Female

Lark Bunting Female
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The picture of this Female Lark Bunting was photographed at the Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Laramie Wyoming. Lark Buntings breed in beautiful, windswept habitats such as the grasslands and shrubsteppe of the Great Plains, where they are most numerous in large expanses of native grasslands with sagebrush.

To hear the song of the Lark Bunting click on on the arrow above.

Sage Thrasher

Sage Thrasher
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The picture of this Sage Thrasher was photographed at the Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge near Laramie Wyoming. Sage Thrashers are incredible songsters—one singing male went on for over 22 minutes without taking a break.

Click on arrow above to hear the song of the Sage Thrasher.

Golden Eagle

Golden Eagle
Golden Eagle
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The picture of this beautiful Golden Eagle was photographed in the Hutton Lakes National Wildlife Refuge in Larmie Wyoming which is one of my most favorite places to be and photograph.

To hear the sounds of the Golden Eagle, click on the arrow above.