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Are Great Blue Herons Breeding at Higher Elevations Due to Climate Change?

2018-06-28T06:19:52+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Great Blue Herons, Little Emigration Canyon, Summit County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I'm wondering now if Great Blue Herons here in Utah might already be adapting to climate change by moving higher up into the mountain valleys and canyons that have suitable food and water supplies to breed and nest.

Chipping Sparrow With Nesting Materials In The Uinta Mountains

2018-06-06T05:47:37+00:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Chipping Sparrows, Summit County, Uinta Wasatch Cache National Forest, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , |

While photographing some Pine Siskins that were foraging and gathering nesting materials I caught some movement out of the corner of my eye and spotted a Chipping Sparrow with nesting materials in its bill.

Our Western Kingbirds Have Returned To Northern Utah

2018-04-20T06:31:59+00:00April 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.