52-week project

09/18
2013

Week 37 – Forster’s Tern

  Terns are extremely fun to photograph. Their flight style and ability to dive into water for fish make them quite photogenic. Last summer I spent nearly an entire morning… Read more »




09/11
2013

Week 36 – A Birdie Black & White Sunrise

  This was one of those weeks. Probably the most frustrating I’ve had since this project started. It seemed like I was thwarted at every turn. Both days I set… Read more »




09/04
2013

Week 35 – Common Tern

  When I took this picture yesterday, I anticipated an easy ID as I knew Forster’s Terns were the only regular inhabitants of western Utah save Black Terns, which are… Read more »




08/28
2013

Week 34 – American Redstart

  This may or may not be considered cheating but this bird was just too cool to pass up on. I won’t normally post photos of birds in the hand,… Read more »




08/21
2013

Week 33 – Black-chinned Hummingbird

  Black-chinned Hummingbirds are the western counterpart to the Ruby-throated Hummingbirds found throughout eastern North America. Unlike their relatives back east however, male Black-chinned Hummingbirds have a jet black gorget… Read more »




08/14
2013

Week 32 – Spruce “Franklin’s” Grouse

  Fresh off a 5-day backpacking trip to the beautiful Seven Devil’s Mountain Range and the Hell’s Canyon Wilderness Area comes this weeks photo! I decided to lug my camera… Read more »




08/07
2013

Week 31 – Calliope Hummingbird

  Hummingbirds are on the move this time of year, heading south with a lot of other early migrants. Many hummingbirds will eventually land along the Pacific coast of Central… Read more »




07/31
2013

Week 30 – Double-crested Cormorant

  This week is just a simple image of a Double-crested Cormorant I have been wanting to photograph for a while now at the Veteran’s Ponds in Boise. Every day… Read more »




07/24
2013

Week 29 – Sage Thrasher

  It is that time of year when we see young birds galore. As many northern songbirds begin to think about migration, some are just finishing their broods and will… Read more »




07/17
2013

Week 28 – Gray Partridge

  This was the first good look I’ve really gotten at a Gray Partridge. Little did I know that Gray Partridge are a species that was introduced from Europe in… Read more »