Looking For The First Of The Year Sage Thrashers To Arrive

2018-03-17T07:20:24+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Davis County, Sage Thrashers, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I can barely wait to see my first Sage Thrasher of the year warming up on a rock in front of the Great Salt Lake, scurrying along on the ground, perched on top of sage or rabbitbrush singing or displaying.

White Crowned Sparrows With And Without The Hand Of Humans

2018-03-08T05:43:50+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Utah, White-crowned Sparrows|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I try to take my bird photos with my subjects in natural settings and I spend a lot of time out in nature to do that but I'm realizing I need to include the "hand of mhumans" in my bird photos too because some species fit into the urban environment as easily as they do out in more natural areas.

Nemesis Birds – Bushtits

2017-12-03T07:28:40+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Birds, Bushtits, Daggett County, Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, Ophir Canyon, Tooele County, Utah, West Desert|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Bushtits are a nemesis bird for me, I have only had a few opportunities to photograph these tiny, frenetic birds and I have yet to get high quality images of them.