Photographing American Tree Sparrows in Northern Utah

2018-03-01T05:38:04+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Categories: American Tree Sparrows, Birds|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I had a great deal of fun yesterday morning while photographing the American Tree Sparrows that I found in abundance on Antelope Island State Park foraging on the ground and perching on the bushes on the northern end of the island.

Foraging Semipalmated Plover in Florida

2018-01-28T05:50:54+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Pinellas County, Semipalmated Plovers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Among my favorite plovers to photograph when I lived in Florida were Semipalmated Plovers, I only saw them during their nonbreeding season where they spent time along the Gulf coast.

Pied-billed Grebes With Flying Crayfish – See Food On The Wing

2017-12-21T05:56:58+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Categories: Birds, Pied-billed Grebes, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Three afternoons ago I captured images of not just one flying crayfish in the air but two of them because of the Pied-billed Grebes capturing and consuming the freshwater crustaceans.

Urban Birds – California Quail at a Local Park

2017-12-19T05:56:10+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Categories: Birds, California Quails, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It isn't uncommon to see California Quail crossing sidewalks, roads and trails in the city and this photo reminded me of how well this species has adapted to living in urban areas.