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About Mia McPherson

I am a nature lover, wildlife watcher and a bird photographer. I first become serious about bird photography when I moved to Florida in 2004 and it wasn’t long before I was hooked (addicted is more like it). My move to the Salt Lake area of Utah was a great opportunity to continue observing their behavior and to pursue my passion for photographing birds.

Trio of Gray Catbird Photos – They are the Cat’s Meow

2018-06-23T05:31:06+00:00 June 23rd, 2018|Categories: Birds, Gray Catbirds, Little Emigration Canyon, Summit County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gray Catbirds aren't flashy and except for the spot of cinnamon colored feathers under their tails they are mostly an overall gray with a black cap. While their appearance isn't dazzling the variety of songs they sing certainly can be.

Male Yellow Warblers Singing, Eating And Looking Around

2018-06-22T05:03:35+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Birds, Little Emigration Canyon, Summit County, Utah, Yellow Warblers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Spending time photographing Yellow Warblers can try the patience of even the most patient photographer because they are so flighty, small and move quickly but it can also be rewarding when you get photos that you like.

Beautiful Swallows and the Ugly Sack of Crap

2018-06-21T06:49:13+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Categories: Birds, Little Emigration Canyon, Morgan County, Northern Rough-winged Swallows, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , |

The sack of crap was open, it doesn't matter to me if they left it open or if a critter opened it but that sack of crap was what was attracting the Northern Rough-winged Swallows and photos of these birds with dog waste shouldn't exist, yet now they do.

Focusing On Photographing Juvenile Mountain Bluebirds

2018-06-20T06:17:44+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Little Emigration Canyon, Mountain Bluebirds, Summit County, Utah, Wasatch Mountains|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Luck was on my side when I found the family of Mountain Bluebirds in good light plus they were close enough to take quality photos of them, first the male then the female and the juveniles.