/Tag: water

Charging American Coot Portrait – Communicating By Posture

2018-11-16T05:50:49+00:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: American Coots, Birds, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I photographed this American Coot in February when parts of my local pond were frozen which caused a restriction in the space where the coots, ducks, geese and grebes could feed and there were many territorial squabbles to photograph.

Common Mergansers Lifting Off In Sweet Golden Light

2018-11-08T05:56:34+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Common Mergansers, Salt Lake County, Swans, Ducks and Geese, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I'm fortunate that I live near two ponds here in Salt Lake City where I can find Common Mergansers at this time of the year and I appreciate being able to photograph them so close to home.

A Glimpse Into What Could Happen to Bear River MBR With Less Water Flowing Into It

2018-08-23T05:54:41+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: American White Pelicans, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Long-billed Dowitchers, Tundra Swans, Utah, Wilson's Phalaropes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Water levels have been dropped in some units at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge for dike maintenance and this made me think of what might happen in the future due to climate change and if more dams are built on the Bear River and how the reduction of water reaching the refuge might be a huge issue