A great place for you to visit in early spring up in northern Utah is the Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area. It will not be a waste of your time! Such was my experience since I had a few hours to spend there. My drive inside started off rather well. The wind was howling, not too cold, and I was glad there was waterfowl galore to be seen! What IS Farmington Bay … [Read more...] about Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area
No sooner than I'd stepped into the trees on either side of the main trail by the ponds, the Prothonotary Warbler camera tales of the forest began when it flew into a nearby shrub. There it sat perched straight out from my gaze about six feet away in all its golden yellow glory. Finally, I was about to get the chance of MY lifetime for this photo... I could hardly … [Read more...] about Prothonotary Warbler Camera Tales of the Forest
Spring is definitely here in all her splendor. From yellow green new growth on emerging leaf out of trees, to shrubs, wildflowers and grasses, yellow was definitely making her appearance in our area. Such would be the case on today's birding adventure back to our local River Park North in Greenville, North Carolina. Especially with the Yellow-Rumps and … [Read more...] about Yellow-Rumps and Yellow-Throats!
You will find certain birds garner your excitement. My passion for birds and plants excludes none. However, the Yellow-Crowned Night Heron gets my undivided attention every time! When we arrived to 0ur local River Park North in Greenville, North Carolina, we were anxious at just what we would see at this time of year. Since migratory birds were beginning to arrive … [Read more...] about Meet the Yellow-Crowned Night Heron!
It started out going to be a normal mid-morning Monday. By the time I gathered up the binocs and camera to head down to Grifton to do some birdwatching, I realized it might all be for naught. Most of the birds feeding in the tiny swamp there might have already finished their breakfast. However, I surely NEVER considered I would have an encounter of mating hawks as I prepped for … [Read more...] about “Mating Monday” for Red-Shouldered Hawks