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Wild Turkey Tom Strutting and Displaying Plus Memories Turkeys Arouse In Me

2018-03-31T06:06:01+00:00 March 31st, 2018|Categories: Birds, Stansbury Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, West Desert, Wild Turkeys|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Breeding season has begun for Wild Turkeys so when I spotted a flock of them yesterday in the Stansbury Mountains in Tooele County I was hoping to photograph a tom turkey strutting.

Before Dawn Breaks The Courtship Displays Begin On Greater Sage-Grouse Leks

2018-03-18T06:43:34+00:00 March 18th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Greater Sage-Grouse, Utah, Wayne County|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Each year across the western states Greater Sage-Grouse begin to fly into leks on the sagebrush steppe during late winter and early spring to perform their fascinating courtship displays well before the first sign of dawn.

Urban Birds – California Quail at a Local Park

2017-12-19T05:56:10+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Categories: Birds, California Quails, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It isn't uncommon to see California Quail crossing sidewalks, roads and trails in the city and this photo reminded me of how well this species has adapted to living in urban areas.