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Black-chinned & Rufous Hummingbirds, White-lined Sphinx Moths and Monarch Butterflies

2017-08-19T05:14:15+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Antelope Island State Park, Black-chinned Hummingbirds, Davis County, Monarch Butterflies, Rufous Hummingbirds, Utah, White-lined Sphinx Moths|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Rocky Mountain Bee Plants are blooming all over the Salt Lake Valley right now and those beautiful, spider-like flowers are attracting hummingbirds, moths, butterflies, bees and a host of insects.

Juvenile Dark-eyed Junco, Trial Lake and Mirror Lake Highway

2017-08-17T05:08:57+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Dark-eyed Juncos, High Uintas, Summit County, Uinta Wasatch Cache National Forest, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I was delighted to photograph a lovely, little Dark-eyed Junco juvenile perched in a conifer near Washington Lake which is not too far from Trial Lake and the Mirror Lake Highway.

Red-naped Sapsucker Diving Away From Nesting Cavity

2017-08-16T05:22:16+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Clark County, Idaho, Red-naped Sapsuckers, Targhee National Forest|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I did find one jewel in the images, a photo of one of the adult Red-naped Sapsuckers flying away from the nesting cavity looking like a bullet.