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  • A Western Spotted Orbweaver with a bunch of captured Brine Flies

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

August 2nd, 2015|

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 on the shore of the Great Salt Lake

A juvenile Western Meadowlark on the shore of the Great Salt Lake

May 24th, 2015|

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

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

June 21st, 2013|

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.
  • First of the year Brine Flies

The Brine Fly Buffet begins on the Great Salt Lake

March 11th, 2013|

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.