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Northern Utah Burrowing Owl in Front of a Green Field

2017-05-01T05:11:52+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Burrowing Owls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last week I photographed this adult Burrowing Owl in front of a green field in the bright morning light and loved the contrast between the warm tones of the owl's plumage and the deep greens in the background.

Male Short-eared Owls On the Prowl in Idaho, Montana and Utah

2017-04-03T06:10:36+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Birds, Beaverhead County, Box Elder County, Centennial Valley, Clark County, Idaho, Montana, Short-eared Owls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Short-eared Owls are nomadic so the places where I saw and photographed these male Short-eared Owls last year may or may not have owls this breeding season.

Long-billed Curlews – The Candlestick Birds

2017-03-29T05:21:48+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Antelope Island State Park, Davis County, Long-billed Curlews, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I saw quite a few Long-billed Curlews yesterday wandering in the spring grasses and this time I was able to get nice images of them. Nicknames for Long-billed Curlews include "sicklebird" and "candlestick bird."