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I’m Looking Forward to Photographing Green-tailed Towhees

2018-05-03T05:16:10+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Birds, Green-tailed Towhees, Little Emigration Canyon, Morgan County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Green-tailed Towhees are migratory so I don't see them year round in Utah like I do their close relatives the Spotted Towhees. Green-tailed Towhees spend their winters in the southern most parts of the U.S. and in Mexico and I miss seeing a hearing them while they are away.

Dark Morph Swainson’s Hawk – Possibly The Darkest I Have Ever Seen

2018-04-18T05:09:38+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Swainson's Hawks, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Just about one year ago I was thrilled to photograph a very cooperative dark morph Swainson's Hawk that is possibly the darkest, dark morph I have ever seen.

Winter California and Herring Gull Portrait Comparisons

2018-03-03T06:51:36+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|Categories: Birds, California Gulls, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Herring Gulls, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have the Ring-billed and California Gulls in northern Utah year round but the Herring Gulls are only winter visitors to this area.

Photographing Short-eared Owl Fledglings in Northern Utah

2018-02-25T06:00:21+00:00 February 25th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Short-eared Owls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Both of the fledgling Short-eared Owls I took photos of that morning appeared very relaxed while I photographed them, they looked around, preened, yawned, stretched and even rested with their eyes closed.