utah

06/04
2015

May Prey – Uinta Ground Squirrel

  A close relative of the Piute ground squirrel, the Uinta ground squirrel (Urocitellus armatus) inhabits eastern Idaho, southern Montana, western Wyoming, and northern Utah. Hibernating up to 9 months out… Read more »




05/01
2015

April Prey – Loggerhead Shrike and Spider

  Despite their reputation for impaling reptiles on thorns and barbed-wire fences, in many parts of their range, the diet of the Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) consists mainly of insects…. Read more »




02/01
2015

January Prey – Vole

  It was brought to my attention that we often focus so much on top predators that we forget about the little guys. The various prey species raptors and other… Read more »




10/02
2013

Week 39 – Mountain Bluebird

  After 39 weeks this is officially the first time I’ve used the same species twice during this 52-week project. I’m happy that it is the Mountain Bluebird. I was… Read more »