Adult White-crowned Sparrow Perched On A Budding Tree

2018-04-21T04:49:40+00:00 April 21st, 2018|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Utah, White-crowned Sparrows|Tags: , , , , , , |

Three days ago after I photographed the female American Kestrel eating her prey on a lichen-covered rock I was able to take a few photographs of a single adult White-crowned Sparrow that was perched on a budding tree.

Our Western Kingbirds Have Returned To Northern Utah

2018-04-20T06:31:59+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Box Elder County, Davis County, Utah, Western Kingbirds|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I did see a Western Kingbird two days ago but the only photos I have of that bird were taken on a barbed wire fence and I have more of those type of images than I know what to do with and nothing about those images were appealing, unique or all that interesting.

Female American Kestrel Lifting Off After Consuming Her Prey in Northern Utah

2018-04-19T06:17:08+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Categories: American Kestrels, Birds, Box Elder County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The bird that was the most cooperative yesterday morning was a female American Kestrel that I spotted eating her prey on a lichen encrusted rock that stuck around until after she had finished consuming the small rodent she had captured before I found her.

Dark Morph Swainson’s Hawk – Possibly The Darkest I Have Ever Seen

2018-04-18T05:09:38+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Swainson's Hawks, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Just about one year ago I was thrilled to photograph a very cooperative dark morph Swainson's Hawk that is possibly the darkest, dark morph I have ever seen.