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Blooming Showy Milkweed at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

2018-06-16T05:28:43+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Box Elder County, Utah, Wildflowers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Showy Milkweeds are an important source of nectar for butterflies, especially Monarch Butterflies who not only use them as a nectar source but also use them for laying their eggs on and as a larval host.

Sagebrush Country & Short-eared Owls

2018-06-15T06:08:16+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Short-eared Owls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I see and photograph Short-eared Owls in Sagebrush Country quite often. I spend a lot of time in areas where there is sagebrush dotting the desert, steppes and hillsides here in Utah and I find these amazing owls there.

Photographing Turkey Vultures On A June Morning

2018-06-13T05:47:40+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Turkey Vultures, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As a bird photographer I have found that it is easy to make any species of owl look interesting and appealing in my images but it is more of a challenge to do that with Turkey Vultures but that doesn't mean I don't try. I will always try.