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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.

Photographing Lark Sparrows on Antelope Island

2017-05-25T04:44:32+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Antelope Island State Park, Davis County, Lark Sparrows, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lark Sparrows are only in Utah during their breeding season so whenever I have the opportunity to photograph them and their bold facial patterns I am thoroughly delighted.

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.

Lark Sparrow & Loggerhead Shrike in Northern Utah

2017-05-10T05:05:04+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Lark Sparrows, Loggerhead Shrikes, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This beautiful little Lark Sparrow was so busy singing that it was a very cooperative subject and I took quite a few images of it as it sang and changed positions on the gnarly old fence post.