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Drake Redhead Flapping His Wings On a February Afternoon

2018-02-22T06:34:19+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Birds, Redheads, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I've been seeing Redheads at my local pond over the winter but most of the time they have stayed on the other side of the pond so having this one up a bit closer and flapping his wings was a delight.

Farmington Bay Ring-billed Gull Immediately After Bathing

2018-02-17T05:35:31+00:00 February 17th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Ring-billed Gulls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As much as I like the first photo where the Ring-billed Gull has its wings spread and its feet still in the water I like the second photo even more because of the action and how the bird is suspended over the water.

Photographing a Pair of Tundra Swans in Flight

2018-02-14T05:37:10+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Tundra Swans, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

As I photographed this pair of Tundra Swans in flight I could hear the whir of their wings and the calls of the other swans that were still on the water and also getting ready to lift off.