Have You Seen Birds Nesting This Late In The Season? I Just Did…

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I have never seen any species of bird nesting as late as the second week in October in northern Utah. Until yesterday. […]

A Coot In Pursuit Of A Grebe’s Fish

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Although the American Coot is almost exclusively a herbivore it will occasionally make an exception and eat animal matter. They’re also well-known for food thievery (kleptoparasitism) and two days ago this Pied-billed Grebe nearly became one of its victims. […]