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American Pipits and Fall Migration

2018-10-05T06:05:38+00:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: American Pipits, Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

American Pipits aren't flashy birds, in fact some people might think they are rather plain or dull colored, but I am always happy to have them in my viewfinder and to hear their flight calls in the breeze.

White-faced Ibis in Breeding and Nonbreeding Plumage

2018-05-19T05:20:55+00:00May 19th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Utah, White-faced Ibises|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

In just a few weeks the White-faced Ibis that are in breeding plumage right now will begin to molt into their nonbreeding plumage and I thought this might be a good time to show some of the differences.

Photographing Yellow-rumped Warblers in Cluttered and Clean Habitats

2018-04-29T05:46:47+00:00April 29th, 2018|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Box Elder County, Davis County, Salt Lake County, Utah, Yellow-rumped Warblers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When it comes to small birds like Yellow-rumped Warblers I prefer photographing them in clean habitats over cluttered habitats because the small birds stand out better when the background isn't so messy.