Tag Archive: Antelope Island

When buffalo look pretty

Last Saturday I was lucky enough to have Steve in town and so we headed up to Antelope Island State Park. The migrating birds have pretty much thinned out but the island is… Continue reading

This is what Antelope Island looks like in October

It was quiet and the Great Salt Lake was as still as glass. I may have counted about four cyclists on the whole island, and there weren’t a whole lot of cars. Most… Continue reading

For the love of brine flies, brine shrimp and phalaropes

Today’s post is by a guest blogger–my husband, Steve (a.k.a. WikiSteve, as I like to call him). He visited Antelope Island a couple of days ago and said the magic words to me:… Continue reading

It’s nesting season for the birds.

When I stumble upon a bird’s nest I’m always fascinated by how it’s constructed. Today, in fact, when Steve and I were out running errands we saw loads of barn swallows building nests… Continue reading

The medicinal effect of birding Antelope Island

I need another vacation. I know, I know. Panama was just a little over a month ago, but it seems like an eternity ago. So, after a couple of tough weeks at the… Continue reading

A Barn Owl and a Porcupine walked into a bar…

I was all prepared to post about nests. In fact, I was mostly done writing, but as I was transferring photos from the Nikon to the computer this morning–photos Steve took a couple… Continue reading

Sometimes birds just don’t cooperate. (Okay, most of the time.)

Last weekend my husband and I, along with my friend Jolie, headed up to Farmington Bay, which is just north of Salt Lake City for the annual  Bald Eagle Day.  Oh dear, it was… Continue reading

You say “bird watching” and I say “birding.” (Well, now I do.)

So I find the love of my life who ends up being a birder and I become one too. Sorta.  And then I find out there are all sorts of birders around me.… Continue reading

Birding at Antelope Island

One of our favorite places to go birding in Utah is Antelope Island, which is smack dab in the middle of the Great Salt Lake. I had lived here 12 years and it… Continue reading