/Tag: sandpipers

Long-billed Curlew Foraging on Antelope Island

2018-04-07T06:26:57+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Davis County, Long-billed Curlews, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Four days ago I was able to take my first photographs of Long-billed Curlews this year on Antelope Island State Park and although I was disappointed in the quality of most of the images I took I enjoyed seeing these large sandpipers again.

Photographing Shorebirds at Eye Level

2018-04-06T06:58:48+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Categories: American Oystercatchers, Birds, Black-bellied Plovers, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Greater Yellowlegs, Long-billed Curlews, Marbled Godwits, Pinellas County, Piping Plovers, Ruddy Turnstones|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Taking photographs of shorebirds at eye level was very fulfilling for me and the images that resulted from my down & dirty technique have always made me feel an intimate connection to the birds.

Shorebirds Are On The Move – Fall Migration

2017-08-10T04:57:29+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Greater Yellowlegs, Least Sandpipers, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Shorebirds begin their fall migration early and for those of us who live in the Great Salt Lake ecosystem that means looking for them in the marshes around the lake and on the lake itself.

Teetering Spotted Sandpiper at Bear River MBR

2017-05-05T05:14:26+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Spotted Sandpipers, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The movement and bird that caught my eye was a Spotted Sandpiper teetering on a rock right next to the water. I adore Spotted Sandpipers so I just had to take images of the butt bouncing bird.