Everyone gets excited when their grown children visit, right? Well, I was no different when my daughter and her boyfriend from California came for a cold January visit. After a discussion, we decided to go for a birding/wildlife/Bryce Canyon National Park adventure! Why We Chose Bryce Canyon National Park Where I live here in south central Utah isn't far from some great … [Read more...] about Bryce Canyon National Park Adventure
May...a beautiful sunny day drive...but where to? How about over to Millard County in Utah to see Forster's Terns at Scipio Lake! I like to visit Scipio Lake. I've seen so many different birds here throughout the spring, summer and fall, but this particular day I was in for a show with Forster's Terns. Although it is a beautiful 5965 foot elevation reservoir I like to … [Read more...] about Forster’s Terns at Scipio Lake
A great place for you to visit in early spring up in northern Utah is the Farmington Bay Waterfowl 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. Even though the wind was howling, it was not too cold, and I was glad there was waterfowl galore to be seen! What IS … [Read more...] about Farmington Bay Waterfowl 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!