Gray Catbird singing in a Stand of Willows in the Wasatch Mountains

2017-06-02T11:09:03+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Birds, Gray Catbirds, Little Emigration Canyon, Morgan County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Gray Catbirds are related to mockingbirds and thrashers and are in the family Mimidae and all of them are noted for their vocalizations and their ability to mimic a wide variety of bird songs and calls and human made sounds.

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.