Tringa melanoleuca

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Greater Yellowlegs In Utah During Late Fall and Winter? It’s Not Unusual

2018-11-05T04:57:04+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Greater Yellowlegs, Shorebirds, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I've been seeing lots of Greater Yellowlegs recently at Farmington Bay WMA here in northern Utah and that might seem unusual because signs of winter have already shown but it really isn't that unusual at all for this species of shorebirds.

Greater Yellowlegs Landing & Lifting Off At Bear River MBR

2018-08-20T05:14:23+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Greater Yellowlegs, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Because of the avocet's determination to chase off this Greater Yellowlegs I was able to photograph it lifting off from the water with water still dripping from its feet and with the shorebird's head framed by its wings.

Photographing Shorebirds at Eye Level

2018-04-06T06:58:48+00:00April 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.

Differences in Photographing Greater Yellowlegs in Florida and Utah

2017-10-29T05:35:21+00:00October 29th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Greater Yellowlegs, Pinellas County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

There are big differences in the ways I photograph Greater Yellowlegs here in Utah than there were when I photographed them in Florida.