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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.

Autumn East Canyon Red-tailed Hawk Adults

2018-10-16T05:17:52+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Birds, East Canyon, Morgan County, Red-tailed Hawks, Utah, Wasatch Mountains|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I saw a low of 15°F yesterday morning up in the East Canyon of the Wasatch Mountains and I also saw plenty of Red-tailed Hawks perched in trees and flying along the way.

Immature Female Northern Harrier Harassing A Ring-necked Pheasant Hen

2018-10-15T05:41:58+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Northern Harriers, Ring-necked Pheasants, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A few weeks ago I observed and photographed an immature female Northern Harrier repeatedly harassing a Ring-necked Pheasant hen out on the marshes at Farmington Bay.

Male Brewer’s Blackbird Bathing and Splashing Water

2018-10-13T05:44:09+00:00October 13th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Brewer's Blackbirds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Brewer's Blackbird seemed to be really throwing himself into his bath as he splashed around, dipping his head into the water then shaking his entire body as his head rose above the water.