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Nemesis Birds – Bushtits

2017-12-03T07:28:40+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Birds, Bushtits, Daggett County, Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, Ophir Canyon, Tooele County, Utah, West Desert|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Bushtits are a nemesis bird for me, I have only had a few opportunities to photograph these tiny, frenetic birds and I have yet to get high quality images of them.

Feathered Tarsi – Ferruginous & Rough-legged Hawks Have Feathered Legs

2017-11-07T05:43:50+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Ferruginous Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Swainson's Hawks, Tooele County, Utah, West Desert|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

North America has two hawk (buteos) species that have feathered tarsi, or legs, those two species are Ferruginous Hawks and Rough-legged Hawks.

Immature Red-tailed Hawk Looking At The Rising Sun – Plus a New Personal Challenge

2017-11-03T06:27:23+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Birds, Red-tailed Hawks, Stansbury Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, West Desert|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I have wondered lately if I have gotten into a bit of a rut, photographically speaking, of always wanting to have the sun over my shoulder with "perfect" light falling directly on my subject.