Franklin’s Gulls at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

2017-10-14T06:59:56+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Box Elder County, Franklin's Gulls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Franklin's Gulls are only here in northern Utah during the breeding season, during the winter they spend their time along the west coast of South America.

First of Season Merlin – Odd Behavior and Possible Explanation

2017-10-14T09:03:44+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Categories: Birds, American Pipits, Beaverhead County, Centennial Valley, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Merlins, Montana, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I spotted my first of the season Merlin yesterday morning out on the flats at Farmington Bay yesterday morning and it truly delighted me.

Red-necked Phalaropes – Migration and the Great Salt Lake

2017-10-12T05:17:47+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Antelope Island State Park, Davis County, Red-necked Phalaropes, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last month I was able to photograph flocks of Red-necked Phalaropes on the Great Salt Lake when they were migrating through the area.