All Photos posted on this blog unless otherwise noted were taken by me with my Canon Rebel XTI using a 300 mm zoom lens

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Sunday Afternoon Stroll

It's sunday afternoon and everyone is taking a nap. it is a beautiful day, too beautiful for me to waste. I decided to go over to Farmington Bay and walk the Nature Trail. Here are some pictures of birds I saw.
Avocets setting their nests

A couple of Cinnamon Teal Drakes
Black-necked Stilt
Stilt on her nest
Cinnamon Teal and Black-necked Stilt
Mallard Drake sitting on their nest
Great blue Heron
Clark's Grebe
Western Grebe
Ruddy Duck
Eastern Kingbird, this area has always been a good place to see Eastern Kingbirds long before the Nature Trail was built, today though I saw more Eastern Kingbirds than ever before.
Eastern Kingbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Bullock's Oriole (female)
Song Sparrow
Also seen of course Red-wing and Yellow-headed Blackbirds, Gadwall, Forsters Terns, American White Pelicans, Great-tailed Grackle, Sandhill Crane, White-faced Ibis, American Coots, Pied -billed Grebe, Western Meadow Lark, Canada Geese, American Robin, European Starling, Ring-necked Pheasant, Western Kingbird, Tree Swallows, Barn Swallow, Killdeer, Willet.


john said...

Great photos Steve. I've never seen Clark's Grebe or Eastern Kingbird. I need to check out Farmington Bay next time I make it to SLC.

dave, catie, and baby b. said...

Excellent pics. I wonder when you stepped out to get those?

Gus n' Jamie said...

great pictures uncle steve. that place is probably close to my house. we'll have to check it out. -jamie