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About Mia McPherson

I am a nature lover, wildlife watcher and a bird photographer. I first become serious about bird photography when I moved to Florida in 2004 and it wasn’t long before I was hooked (addicted is more like it). My move to the Salt Lake area of Utah was a great opportunity to continue observing their behavior and to pursue my passion for photographing birds.

Focusing On Male Common Goldeneyes

2017-12-15T05:38:42+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Common Goldeneyes, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I spent fifty-five minutes primarily focusing on male Common Goldeneyes yesterday afternoon and I am very happy with the images I took of these beautiful diving ducks.

Common Goldeneyes in Northern Utah

2017-12-13T06:02:02+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Common Goldeneyes, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The number of birds in a specific location can increase and decrease substantially from one day to the next and that happened with Common Goldeneyes at my local pond in northern Utah when their numbers increased considerably.

Feisty, Pugnacious And Aggressive – Why I Enjoy Photographing American Coots

2017-12-12T06:08:13+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: American Coots, Birds, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

While observing American Coots I can see that they are feisty, pugnacious and aggressive in their behaviors and they don't seem to take any guff from each other.