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Female and Male American Kestrel Comparison

2017-12-10T05:26:03+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Categories: American Kestrels, Bird ID, Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I've seen people struggle with seeing the differences between male and female American Kestrels and I hope this simple comparison will help.

Mountain Plovers – Comparing two similar looking species

2017-05-11T11:05:23+00:00 April 23rd, 2013|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Black-bellied Plovers, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Killdeer, Mountain Plovers, Pinellas County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

There are a few similar species that occur in Utah and surrounding states that could be confused with Mountain Plovers.

Different plumage phases of Red-breasted Merganser Drakes

2016-12-07T12:12:13+00:00 February 4th, 2013|Categories: Birds, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Pinellas County, Red-breasted Mergansers, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Awhile back someone told me that Mergansers don't change their plumage seasonally, which is of course incorrect as all three species of mergansers that live in North America do.