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Nesting Cedar Waxwings – Photographing Them Is A Challenge

2018-06-14T06:03:12+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Cedar Waxwings, Little Emigration Canyon, Summit County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I've been photographing nesting Cedar Waxwings and I have to say that it tests my skills and is a true challenge because of the light, how quickly these birds move and the cluttered habitat.

Nesting Tree Swallows in the High Uintas

2018-06-03T04:14:58+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Birds, Summit County, Tree Swallows, Uinta Wasatch Cache National Forest, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

While I photographed nesting House Wrens in the High Uintas the last day of May I also photographed Tree Swallows that were nesting in the same Aspen tree in a cavity a bit lower on the trunk.

Photographing Nesting House Wrens in the High Uintas

2018-06-02T05:12:04+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|Categories: House Wrens, Nesting Birds, Summit County, Uinta Wasatch Cache National Forest, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Two days ago I spent time photographing nesting House Wrens in the high Uintas near Mirror Lake Highway, of interest to me is that two years ago I photographed Red-naped Sapsuckers using this same nesting cavity.

Barn Swallow Nesting Season Is Happening Now In Northern Utah

2018-05-04T04:25:11+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Barn Swallows, Birds, Davis County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Barn Swallows are like tiny, feathered brick masons. One pellet by itself is nothing but combined pellets form the nests these birds use to raise their young in.