West Desert

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Cutest Bee Flies in the World on Rabbitbrush & Curlycup Gumweed

2018-09-15T05:31:37+00:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Bee Flies, Stansbury Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, West Desert, Wildflowers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I photographed some of the cutest, fuzzy Bee Flies in the world this week nectaring on Rabbitbrush and Curlycup Gumweed in the Stansbury Mountains of the West Desert.

Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jay Portrait in the Stansbury Mountains

2018-09-13T05:07:50+00:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Stansbury Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, West Desert, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jays|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

It isn't often that I am able to get close enough to a Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay that my only option is to take closeup portraits of them yet that is precisely what happened to me two days ago.

Let’s Talk Turkey About Wild Turkeys In A West Desert Canyon

2018-09-12T05:54:28+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Stansbury Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, West Desert, Wild Turkeys|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I photographed a small flock of Wild Turkeys yesterday in the West Desert of Utah, specifically in a canyon of the Stansbury Mountains. I just never know when turkeys will show up and I am glad they did yesterday because I didn't photograph many other birds.

Western Branded Skipper Butterflies And Rabbitbrush

2018-09-07T05:31:56+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Stansbury Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, West Desert, Western Branded Skipper Butterfly, Wildflowers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I saw plenty of Western Branded Skipper butterflies nectaring on blooming rabbitbrush in both the canyons I explored yesterday morning and I can't resist, nor do I want to, photographing wildflowers and butterflies.