Tringa melanoleuca

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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.

Shorebirds Are On The Move – Fall Migration

2017-08-10T04:57:29+00:00August 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.