Bucephala clangula

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Drake Common Goldeneye Courtship Display in Low Light

2018-02-03T05:16:56+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Categories: Birds, Common Goldeneyes, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I noticed one of the drake Common Goldeneyes assume a Head-forward posture and aimed my lens at him because I knew that was part of this species courtship display and even though the light was low I wanted to photograph some of the courtship behavior.

My Year of Bird Photography in 2017

2017-12-31T13:08:10+00:00 December 31st, 2017|Categories: American Tree Sparrows, American White Pelicans, Birds, Common Goldeneyes, Green-tailed Towhees, Idaho, Prairie Falcons, Red-naped Sapsuckers, Red-tailed Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Short-eared Owls, Swainson's Hawks, Utah, Yellow-rumped Warblers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I love what I do, I love my subjects and it doesn't matter if I find them close to home or further away. I am blessed. 2017 has been wonderful and I am excited for what 2018 may bring.

Focusing On Male Common Goldeneyes

2017-12-15T05:38:42+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Common Goldeneyes, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I spent fifty-five minutes primarily focusing on male Common Goldeneyes yesterday afternoon and I am very happy with the images I took of these beautiful diving ducks.