Northern Harriers

///Northern Harriers

Northern Harriers are slim, medium-sized raptors with long wings, long tails and they have owl-like facial discs with small bills.

No Willet Split Plus Other Nerdy Bird News

2017-07-02T06:15:55+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Northern Harriers, Northern Shrikes, Pinellas County, Utah, Willets|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Just because Willets weren't split this year doesn't mean they won't be split in the future, who knows what changes will be made a year from now.

Two Months of Photographing a Cooperative Northern Harrier

2017-05-13T13:08:50+00:00 May 13th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Northern Harriers, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There was a very cooperative first spring male Northern Harrier in a location where I photographed Short-eared Owls last year in northern Utah and for two months I could reliably see and photograph it frequently.

Juvenile Northern Harrier Female in Flight Over Farmington Bay

2016-12-07T12:05:26+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Northern Harriers, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Yesterday at Farmington Bay I was pleased to photograph this juvenile Northern Harrier female in flight as she went past me while I sat in a mobile blind.

An Unexpected Barn Owl at Farmington Bay

2016-12-07T12:05:30+00:00 October 22nd, 2016|Categories: Barn Owls, Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Northern Harriers, Utah, Wasatch Mountains|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Yesterday I spent time photographing a cooperative yet unexpected Barn Owl at Farmington Bay, unexpected simply because Barn Owl are primarily nocturnal and I saw it during the day.