/Tag: gull

Great Salt Lake Brine Flies – Important Food Source For California Gulls

2018-07-14T05:58:18+00:00 July 14th, 2018|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Brine Flies, California Gulls, Davis County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Brine flies that live in the Great Salt Lake are an important food source for California Gulls and watching the gulls feed on the flies is fascinating as they use several techniques to catch them.

Winter California and Herring Gull Portrait Comparisons

2018-03-03T06:51:36+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|Categories: Birds, California Gulls, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Herring Gulls, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have the Ring-billed and California Gulls in northern Utah year round but the Herring Gulls are only winter visitors to this area.

Farmington Bay Ring-billed Gull Immediately After Bathing

2018-02-17T05:35:31+00:00 February 17th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Ring-billed Gulls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As much as I like the first photo where the Ring-billed Gull has its wings spread and its feet still in the water I like the second photo even more because of the action and how the bird is suspended over the water.