DWR hosts Tundra Swan Day March 16

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 27 2013 12:25 p.m. MST

FARMINGTON — On March 16, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will host Utah's annual Tundra Swan Day. Admission is free.

Viewing will take place at three sites: the Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area west of Farmington, the Salt Creek WMA west of Corinne and the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge west of Brigham City.

Viewing at the Farmington Bay and Salt Creek locations runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., while the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge viewing runs from sunrise to sunset. Spotting scopes will be available for spectators to get a close look at the swans.

When the swan migration peaks in mid-March, as many as 35,000 swans will be in Utah.

For more information, call the DWR Northern Region office at 801-476-2740 or the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge at 435-723-5887.

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