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Light Morph Swainson’s Hawk with Different Backgrounds and Distances

2017-05-02T05:19:46+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Swainson's Hawks, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I always try to pay attention to what is going on in the background of my photos because by changing distance or angles the same bird, like this Swainson's Hawk, can look very different in my images.

Pair of Red-tailed Hawks Mating – A Wild 34 Seconds

2017-03-30T08:50:20+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Red-tailed Hawks, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What I didn't expect yesterday was that I would be able to photograph the Red-tailed Hawks mating on the lichen-covered outcropping but that is what happened

Loggerhead Shrikes – Different Backgrounds and Light

2016-12-07T12:06:24+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Davis County, Loggerhead Shrikes, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , |

Both of these Loggerhead Shrikes were photographed on Antelope Island State Park, both of them are adults, both were photographed when the sky was clear and both were perched on a dead twig of a greasewood but they were also photographed with different backgrounds, different times of the morning and different light.

A fishing American White Pelican at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

2016-12-07T12:07:17+00:00 September 20th, 2015|Categories: American White Pelicans, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This American White Pelican image was taken in July near the auto tour loop at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge and I like how it shows the pelican fishing for food.