Killdeer Calling in Flight at Night

2018-03-19T05:55:38+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Davis County, Killdeer, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A few nights ago I opened the door to check out the cloud cover and weather conditions before going to bed and for the first time since I moved to Utah I heard a flock of calling Killdeer flying past in the pitch black night.

With Midges Emerging Will Swallows Arrive Soon?

2018-02-18T06:26:07+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Categories: Barn Swallows, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Clark County, Cliff Swallows, Idaho, Little Emigration Canyon, Modoc Creek, Morgan County, Targhee National Forest, Tree Swallows, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

That one midge I saw in the restroom at Bear River MBR did cause me to wonder if the swallows will show up early this year in northern Utah or will the predicted cooler weather cause them arrive at their normal time.

Photographing Canada Geese in Flight in Fog and Golden Afternoon Light

2018-01-09T09:59:49+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Canada Geese, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

These two photos of Canada Geese were taken in very different lighting conditions and while both tested my skills as a bird photographer one of them required more thought from me and challenged my skills more too.