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Dabbling Duck Shuffle – Plus White Geese Become Gray Geese

2017-07-08T10:03:23+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Cinnamon Teals, Gadwalls, Northern Shovelers, Snow Geese|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A few more changes in the Fifty-Eighth Supplement to the AOS Check-list have to do with dabbling ducks and "white geese".

A few bird images from New Years Day

2016-12-07T12:08:31+00:00 January 2nd, 2015|Categories: Birds, Antelope Island State Park, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Northern Shovelers, Utah, White-crowned Sparrows|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

It was chilly but bright yesterday morning and there were bluebird skies overhead and Antelope Island State Park beckoned and I of course heeded that call.

Prairie Falcon with a Northern Shoveler as prey (Graphic)

2016-12-07T12:12:44+00:00 November 11th, 2012|Categories: Birds, Antelope Island State Park, Davis County, Prairie Falcons, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Earlier this morning I spotted a Prairie Falcon perched on a rock while on the Antelope Island Causeway, before we could get stopped and into position to photograph the falcon it took off over the water and attacked a Northern Shoveler.