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November Marsh Wren at Farmington Bay WMA

2017-11-02T05:40:14+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Marsh Wrens, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

While looking for an image in my archives I came across this photo of a Marsh Wren making a funny face while doing the splits on some cattails at Farmington Bay WMA and wanted to share it.

Towhees, Warblers, Kinglets, Gnatcatchers – Oh My!

2017-09-26T05:31:10+00:00September 26th, 2017|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, Common Yellowthroats, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Spotted Towhees, Utah, Yellow Warblers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It has been a long time since I have had such a birdy day and the towhees, warblers, kinglets, gnatcatchers and the rest of the birds that I saw thrilled me all morning long.

Comparing Common Gallinules and American Coots

2017-02-21T06:30:35+00:00February 21st, 2017|Categories: American Coots, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Common Gallinules, Florida, Lake Carillon, Pinellas County, Roosevelt Wetlands, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Common Gallinules and American Coots are both from the Rallidae family and there are some similarities in their appearance, for instance both have a triangular bill with a frontal shield at the top.

Listening for Marsh Wren Songs – Sounds of Early Spring

2017-02-20T06:25:24+00:00February 20th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Marsh Wrens, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I will be listening for the male Marsh Wrens songs at the pond nearby and the marshes at Farmington Bay WMA and Bear River MBR and waiting to see them pop up on top of the cattails, phrags and rushes.