Here are some photos from a recent end of summer visit to Antelope Island in Utah. Antelope Island is a state park that goes into the Great Salt Lake, which is a large area, about 28,022 acres. There was a lot of wildlife on this island including bison, pronghorn, and lizards. The sunflowers were everywhere.
An American Avocet is a large wader found foraging in shallow fresh and salt water or mudflats. They are found throughout much of the western United States and Mexico, along with parts of Canada in the summer. They eat aquatic invertebrates and insects. American Avocets have a unique long dark upturned bill which they use… Read More AMERICAN AVOCET