|American Coot, Fulica americana; Farmington Bay Wildlife Management Area|
This American Coot with its chick was photographed at the Farmington Bay Wildlife Management Area, just west of Bountiful, Utah. Farmington is about forty-miles south of the popular birding hot spot, Bear River Migratory Bird Sanctuary near Brigham. Though Farmington is smaller than Bear River, it is well worth visiting. A number of trails traverse Farmington providing an intimate view of nesting waterfowl, avocets and stilts. Farmington is well worth a visit for both bird watchers and photographers.
Nikon D7000, Nikkor 500mm f4, 1/1000 second @ f7.1