Adult Western Kingbird Perched on Rusty Barbed Wire in Northern Utah

2018-05-14T05:51:25+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Utah, Western Kingbirds|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Last week I photographed this adult Western Kingbird perched on rusty barbed wire up in northern Utah with spring greenery behind it and I liked the greens, yellows, grays and whites in the photo.

I’m Looking Forward to Photographing Green-tailed Towhees

2018-05-03T05:16:10+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Birds, Green-tailed Towhees, Little Emigration Canyon, Morgan County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Green-tailed Towhees are migratory so I don't see them year round in Utah like I do their close relatives the Spotted Towhees. Green-tailed Towhees spend their winters in the southern most parts of the U.S. and in Mexico and I miss seeing a hearing them while they are away.

Turkey Vultures aka Turkey Buzzards

2018-04-27T05:15:00+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Turkey Vultures, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I grew up calling Turkey Vultures by the name "Turkey Buzzards" and every once in a blue moon I still unintentionally slip and call them by their nickname instead of their proper common name.

Intermediate Morph Swainson’s Hawk In Flight

2018-04-26T04:57:51+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Box Elder County, Swainson's Hawks, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last week I was able to photograph several Swainson's Hawks, some perched and others while in flight and of the flight photos I liked this photo the most because of the mountains in the background.