Frustrations in Bird Photography – Belted Kingfisher with Branches in the Way

2017-09-30T06:10:17+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Categories: Belted Kingfishers, Birds, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I never did get any decent shots of the Belted Kingfisher yesterday but I am glad to know he is back at the pond and that I should have more opportunities with him... if nothing gets in the way.

Canada Geese and How Their Calls Signal a Change of Seasons For Me

2017-08-08T19:35:53+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Canada Geese, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There are lots of Canada Geese near where I live in part because of the grassy golf course that is not too far away and because of the Jordan River and several small ponds that are just down the hill.

Male Brewer’s Blackbird on an Autumn Day

2016-12-07T12:05:29+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|Categories: Birds, Brewer's Blackbirds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Brewer's Blackbirds are year round residents in northern Utah and in the autumn they form large flocks that move through open field looking for seeds and fallen grain.