/Tag: sparrows

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.

Adult White-crowned Sparrow Perched On A Budding Tree

2018-04-21T04:49:40+00:00 April 21st, 2018|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Utah, White-crowned Sparrows|Tags: , , , , , , |

Three days ago after I photographed the female American Kestrel eating her prey on a lichen-covered rock I was able to take a few photographs of a single adult White-crowned Sparrow that was perched on a budding tree.

Spring Dark-eyed Junco Small In The Frame

2018-03-30T05:56:43+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Dark-eyed Juncos, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I was only able to photograph one of the Dark-eyed Juncos I saw yesterday because it was the only one that stayed still long enough for me to raise my lens, focus and fire my shutter button, the rest were way too skittish.