Greater Yellowlegs in Florida and Utah

February 25th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Greater Yellowlegs, Pinellas County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I expect to see Greater Yellowlegs soon because they are one of the first shorebirds to migrate through Utah on their way to their breeding grounds.

Double-crested Cormorant and American Coot in a Snow Storm

February 24th, 2017|Categories: Birds, American Coots, Double-crested Cormorants, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

It was my photos of a Double-crested Cormorant and American Coot in the snow storm that touched me the most even though both birds are small in the frame.

Western Grebe Family at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Birds, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Box Elder County, Utah, Western Grebes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When I came across this Western Grebe family image that I took at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge I knew this was an image that made me think of spring.

Showcasing Manky Mallard Portraits – They Are Oddly Beautiful

February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Birds, Domestic Ducks, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Some people might call these manky mallards homely, weird or even downright ugly but I prefer thinking of them as oddly beautiful and believe they are worthy of being showcased once in a while.