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Posts from My Other Blog

posted by Tim Avery at
on Monday, June 23, 2014 

I've been posting a little bit more to my personal blog at mwbirdco.com lately, but wanted to share a few of those posts here.  I will be trying to cross post as much as I can as well...

Hummingbirding and Mammaling in Utah

Last night I guided a gentleman from Florida along with his son to look for Flammulated Owls outside Salt Lake City. As with all of our other trips this summer, we had great success with the owls, seeing 3 individuals and hearing 6 others for a total 9 FLAMMY'S on the night...

Virginia's Warbler Recording

I recorded this one today while out scouting locations for a few specialty species--VIRGINIA'S WARBLER included.  This species is typically found in Gambel's Oak Woodland in Utah, or mixed Pinyon Juniper and Oak Woodland.  This bird was singing for 5 minutes a few feet from the road, without the use of playback. Heard far more often than seen, learning the songs of birds like this make them far easier to locate...

This is what a Flammulated Owl sounds like...

Last Night we guided 2 locals, as well as 2 folks from California with Jeff Bilsky to just outside Salt Lake City to look for FLAMMULATED OWLS.  Starting before light as usual we birded through riparian, oak woodland, Aspen and mixed conifer woodland before heading into the woods at dark to see if we could turn up a Flammy...

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