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Calling Pied-billed Grebe – It Is Breeding Season For These Grebes

2018-04-22T04:12:24+00:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Pied-billed Grebes, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Two days ago I noticed one Pied-billed Grebe carrying vegetation in its bill which I presume it was gathering to build its floating nest at a small pond at Farmington Bay WMA and later on I heard the call of a Pied-billed Grebe, located the grebe and photographed it as it called.

Drake Lesser Scaup in Salt Lake County

2018-03-13T06:02:24+00:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Lesser Scaups, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The drake Lesser Scaup did come in close enough to be able to take a few images of it where it almost filled the frame before a man and his dog walked by and caused the scaup to make a hasty retreat to the middle of the pond.

Photographing American Wigeon Drakes in Afternoon and Low Light

2018-01-19T05:56:49+00:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: American Wigeons, Birds, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I like how both these two American Wigeon photos turned out even though they were taken in different lighting conditions, they are both pleasing to my eye.