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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.

Blooming Gardner’s Yampah in Southwestern Montana

2017-09-25T05:53:47+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Beaverhead County, Centennial Valley, Montana, Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Earlier this year in July I spent some time in the Centennial Valley of southwestern Montana where I photographed this Gardner's Yampah near Elk Lake.

I Stop For Coots Any Time I See Them

2017-09-17T06:18:18+00:00 September 17th, 2017|Categories: Birds, American Coots, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Beaverhead County, Box Elder County, Centennial Valley, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Montana, Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I've written before that I love American Coots and I guess that will never change, I will stop for coots any time I see them, I will photograph them and enjoy their antics.

Juvenile Mourning Dove in Morning Light in Southwestern Montana

2017-09-08T06:13:01+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Antelope Island State Park, Beaverhead County, Centennial Valley, Montana, Mourning Doves, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The juvenile and out of focus adult Mourning Doves were perched on a lichen encrusted, slightly frosted fence rail near the road in the southern part of the Centennial Valley.