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Common Mergansers Lifting Off In Sweet Golden Light

2018-11-08T05:56:34+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Common Mergansers, Salt Lake County, Swans, Ducks and Geese, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I'm fortunate that I live near two ponds here in Salt Lake City where I can find Common Mergansers at this time of the year and I appreciate being able to photograph them so close to home.

Immature Red-tailed Hawk at East Canyon State Park

2018-11-06T05:11:43+00:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Diurnal Raptors, East Canyon State Park, Morgan County, Red-tailed Hawks, Utah, Wasatch Mountains|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I was able to photograph two immature Red-tailed Hawks at East Canyon State Park and the photos I am sharing today are of the first one that I found.

European Starling Facts and Information

2018-10-22T06:23:49+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Birds, Davis County, European Starlings, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Personally I am fascinated by European Starling murmurations, their interesting, beautiful plumage and how they can mimic the calls and songs of other birds and like all the other wild birds in this country I will happily photograph them when I have the chance.

Cooperative Northern Mockingbird in Autumn

2018-10-22T04:21:30+00:00October 21st, 2018|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Northern Mockingbird, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Some days one good bird is all I get and if I hadn't spotted this cooperative Mockingbird on a Fragrant Sumac in northern Utah yesterday I would have been mostly skunked.