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The Antelope Island Spiders – An Important Part of the Food Web

August 2nd, 2015|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Davis County, Prairie Falcons, Utah, Western Spotted Orbweaver|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This coming Saturday, August 8, 2015, is the date 0f the annual Spider Festival on Antelope Island State Park and there should be plenty of spiders to be seen, almost a bumper crop of them!

A juvenile Western Meadowlark and the Great Salt Lake

May 24th, 2015|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Davis County, Utah, Western Meadowlarks|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I have already seen Sage Thrasher chicks on Antelope Island State Park and I suspect it won't be long before I see juvenile Western Meadowlarks learning how to fly and feed on their own.

European Starling eating Brine flies on the shoreline of the Great Salt Lake

June 21st, 2013|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Davis County, European Starlings, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , |

Last week I was photographing shorebirds and a Chukar eating Brine flies on the shore of the Great Salt Lake when this European Starling flew in and started to eat them too.

The Brine Fly Buffet begins on the Great Salt Lake

March 11th, 2013|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, California Gulls, Davis County, Franklin's Gulls, Great Salt Lake, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Yesterday while near the marina on Antelope Island State Park I spotted my first of the year Brine Flies warming up on some of the rocks in the water.