Killdeer Calling in Flight at Night

2018-03-19T05:55:38+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Davis County, Killdeer, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A few nights ago I opened the door to check out the cloud cover and weather conditions before going to bed and for the first time since I moved to Utah I heard a flock of calling Killdeer flying past in the pitch black night.

Before Dawn Breaks The Courtship Displays Begin On Greater Sage-Grouse Leks

2018-03-18T06:43:34+00:00 March 18th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Greater Sage-Grouse, Utah, Wayne County|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Each year across the western states Greater Sage-Grouse begin to fly into leks on the sagebrush steppe during late winter and early spring to perform their fascinating courtship displays well before the first sign of dawn.

Looking For Burrowing And Short-eared Owls

2018-03-16T06:46:34+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Box Elder County, Burrowing Owls, Davis County, Owls, Short-eared Owls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I'm getting ansty for spring migration and for the birds that it will bring including Burrowing and Short-eared Owls which I always look forward to photographing here in northern Utah.

Man Arrested for Illegal Mass Killing of Raptors in California

2018-03-15T06:32:52+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Red-tailed Hawks, Utah, Utah County|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I seriously don't know why some people do the things they do and there are times that I read articles and find myself simultaneously exceedingly sad and tremendously angry when those articles have to do with the malicious, illegal killing of birds and wildlife.