Some pictures from a trip to Utah in 2008

Cooper's Hawk

near Bear Lake, Utah
8/29/2008

All the pictures above and right are of Rufous Hummingbirds.  There were quite attracted to flowers and hummingbird feeders.

Fielding Garr Ranch - Antelope Island
9/4/2008

Burrowing Owl

Antelope Island
9/4/2008

Sage Thrasher

Antelope Island
9/4/2008

close left - House Wren

far left - Black-billed Magpie

Both taken near Mountain Dell Golf Course (east of Salt Lake City)
9/3/2008

Barn Swallow feeding chicks

Antelope Island Visitor's Center
9/4/2008

Great Horned Owl - captive

Tracy Aviary - Salt Lake City
8/30/2008

King Vulture - captive

Tracy Aviary - Salt Lake City
8/30/2008

Lilac-breasted Roller

Salt Lake City Zoo Captive
indoor free-flight aviary
9/2/2008

The intention of this trip was to go see the Soldier Hallow Classic Invitational Sheepdog Championship.  So, not every trip is about birds...unfortunately!  The Sheepdog trails were really neat but some birding had to be done.  

Bald Eagle

Willow Park Zoo,
Logan Utah - 8/28/2008

Butterfly

Willow Park Zoo,
Logan Utah - 8/28/2008

Golden Eagle - captive

Tracy Aviary - Salt Lake City
8/30/2008

Sun Conure - captive

Tracy Aviary - Salt Lake City
8/30/2008

Blue-fronted Amazon - captive

Tracy Aviary - Salt Lake City
8/30/2008

I'm embarassed to admit that I can't ID this bird! - captive

Tracy Aviary - Salt Lake City
8/30/2008

Sandhill Crane snoozing

Tracy Aviary
8/30/2008

Speckled Mousebird

Salt Lake City Zoo Captive
indoor free-flight aviary
9/2/2008

A couple of fish pictures

The Living Planet Aquarium - Salt Lake City
9/2/2008

Western Tanager

Fielding Garr Ranch - Antelope Island
9/4/2008

Chuckar

Antelope Island Visitor's Center
9/4/2008

Yellow Warbler

Fielding Garr Ranch - Antelope Island
9/4/2008

Calliope Hummingbird

Fielding Garr Ranch - Antelope Island
9/4/2008

Kookaburra - captive

Tracy Aviary - Salt Lake City
8/30/2008

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