Why Grebes Eat Feathers

Grebes, as a group, are known for eating feathers – usually their own. The obvious question is – why? There would be virtually no nutritional value in a feather.

Clark’s Grebe eating a feather

I’ve photographed four species of grebes – Western Grebe, Clarks […]

Photographing Birds on Antelope Island

My previous post was an overview of the geology of Antelope Island and its non-bird wildlife. Here, I’ll focus on its birds.

Juvenile Loggerhead Shrike begging for food

Loggerhead Shrikes are common on many parts of the island […]