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  • 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.
  • California Gull feeding on Brine Flies 9

California Gull – The Chase is On

October 3rd, 2012|

While my mother was visiting Utah she was able to see how California Gulls chase and feed on Brine Flies, it is fascinating feeding behavior. As my mom watched, I photographed.