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Tattered Looking Molting Red-tailed Hawk

June 26th, 2016|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Red-tailed Hawks, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This time of the year I see plenty of molting Red-tailed Hawks and they can look pretty tattered, worn and shabby.

Fledgling Short-eared Owl Portraits

June 25th, 2016|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Short-eared Owls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Yesterday I was able to take a series of fledgling Short-eared Owl portraits when this young owl perched on a metal post right next to a road in Box Elder County, Utah.

Dreaming of Oystercatchers

June 23rd, 2016|Categories: American Oystercatchers, Birds, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Pinellas County|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Last night I spent some time dreaming of oystercatchers. I could hear them in my dream and see them scurrying along the waves.

Short-eared Owl Fledgling Barbed Wire Injury (Update)

June 20th, 2016|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Short-eared Owls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Right after seeing the adult I also saw a fledgling Short-eared Eared Owl about 8 to 10 feet from the adult hung up on barbed wire.