My first spring as an Utah Wildlife Technician.
I have learned so much in this one month it’s been amazing!
We use radio telemetry to find our tagged birds. I’m finally understanding how to use telemetry in this very mountainous landscape and am excited for the month of May!
I’ve also moved to our study site so I’m no longer closer to the horses but have plenty of cows and open sage steppe habitat to keep me company.
Our first couple of weeks included us being out all night and watching leks before dawn. Because of this I’ve gotten to see amazing sunsets and sunrises.
For fun we went and saw a lek where the birds literally display on the side (and on) the road.
During this month: