Podilymbus podiceps

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Photographing Pied-billed Grebes With Crayfish – Oh What Fun Can Be Had

2017-12-27T05:59:31+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Pied-billed Grebes, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The funniest photo I took yesterday, the one that made me laugh out loud the hardest, was when a crayfish landed on the Pied-billed Grebe's head after the bird shook it hard.

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.

A Brief But Aggressive Encounter Between Pied-Billed Grebes

2017-12-18T06:31:30+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Pied-billed Grebes, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This aggressive encounter between the two Pied-billed Grebes only lasted a few seconds and if I hadn't been paying attention I would have missed photographing it.

Resting Pied-billed Grebe on Silky Looking Water

2017-11-20T05:48:51+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Pied-billed Grebes, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Pied-billed Grebe was a bit too far away to take frame filling images of it but I was okay with that because I feel that the visual appearance of the silky water is just as important as the bird in these photos.