Gray Catbird singing in a Stand of Willows in the Wasatch Mountains

2017-06-02T11:09:03+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Birds, Gray Catbirds, Little Emigration Canyon, Morgan County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Gray Catbirds are related to mockingbirds and thrashers and are in the family Mimidae and all of them are noted for their vocalizations and their ability to mimic a wide variety of bird songs and calls and human made sounds.

Green-tailed Towhee Singing in the Wasatch Mountains

2017-06-05T04:13:31+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Categories: Birds, Green-tailed Towhees, Little Emigration Canyon, Morgan County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

One good bird can make the the day when photographing birds in the field, yesterday that bird was a male Green-tailed Towhee I spotted perched on a shrub in a canyon in the Wasatch Mountains.

Chipping Sparrow, Mourning Dove and Changing Views

2017-05-11T05:59:23+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Chipping Sparrows, Mourning Doves, Tooele County, Utah, West Desert|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I couldn't resist photographing this tiny Chipping Sparrow singing while perched on a "cedar" fence post with the sky and dark juniper behind it.