/Tag: herons

Great Blue Heron With Some White Feathers In Its Dark Crown

2018-10-10T06:15:36+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Great Blue Herons, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The unusually colored feathers of this Great Blue Heron that I photographed on September 24th of this year caught my eyes because it has some white feathers in its crown where normally all the feathers are dark black.

Stormy Sky With A Great Blue Heron In Flight Over Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

2018-08-04T06:02:47+00:00August 4th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Great Blue Herons, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Two years ago when I photographed this stormy sky with a Great Blue Heron in flight I also photographed loads of other birds from the auto tour route including wading and shorebirds, geese, ducks, ibis, terns, gulls, rails, pelicans and coots.

Crappy Juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron in Flight Photo

2018-07-21T07:22:21+00:00July 21st, 2018|Categories: Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Birds, Black-crowned Night Herons, Box Elder County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I've taken my share of crappy photos during the time I have been focused on photographing birds but this photo of a juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron crapping in flight may be the crappiest of them all.

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.