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Fleeting Moments With An Immature Black-chinned Hummingbird

2017-08-20T04:58:04+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Antelope Island State Park, Black-chinned Hummingbirds, Davis County, Hummingbirds, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Two days ago I had a few fleeting moments with an immature Black-chinned Hummingbird that flew in and landed close to me and I relished every second with it.

Snowy Plover at the North Beach of Fort De Soto

2017-04-29T05:15:39+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Pinellas County, Snowy Plovers|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When I was at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge on the 12th of April I spotted a Snowy Plover way out on the flats and that thrilled me because it was only my second sighting since my move to Utah back in 2009.

Breeding and Nonbreeding Forster’s Terns

2017-04-26T06:10:27+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Box Elder County, Florida, Forster's Terns, Fort De Soto County Park, Pinellas County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The differences in breeding and nonbreeding plumage of Forster's Terns is enough that some bird watching and bird photography novices might even think that they are two different species of terns.