Blue Jay on a Spring Day

May 30, 2022 - Simple portrait of a Blue Jay on a Spring Day.
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Hopping into Summer

May 29, 2022 - I caught this vibrant cardinal mid-hop among the dense bushes and flowers at Ewing Park. Hopping into summer!
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Ruby-Crowned Kinglet with a Nice Meal

May 27, 2022 - I was lucky to catch this ruby-crowned kinglet with a fresh catch so it would actually sit long enough for a photo. Thes...
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Black-throated Green Warbler with a Worm

May 25, 2022 - This black-throated green warbler found a little worm among the leaves fairly high up in the canopy of leaves. What a st...
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Sweet Posing Great Crested Flycatcher

May 24, 2022 - One of my favorite flycatchers, this great crested flycatcher posed nicely as it had a beautiful spot to watch for any u...
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Philadelphia Vireo

May 23, 2022 - I thought this was another warbling vireo when I first saw it but after looking through my camera's view finder and the...
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Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

May 23, 2022 - I kept hearing this guy calling from up above the canopy of leaves. I thought it was a flycatcher but I wasn't sure so I...
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Summer Song of a Dickcessel

May 22, 2022 - As I was walking the trails at Funk's Grove I heard several Dickcessels singing from the prairie just past the tree line...
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Mississippi Kite Enjoying some Baseball

May 18, 2022 - Not one of my best images, but one I wanted to share...this Mississippi Kite was flying over my son's BHS Freshman baseb...
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Contortionist Cedar Waxwing gets a Berry

May 15, 2022 - This Cedar Waxwing showed off its flexibility as it contorted its neck to pull this berry from the stem. Once again, the...
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Cedar Waxwing In Flight

May 14, 2022 - I always enjoy watching these birds flock together, especially as they find some berries to mack on. I caught this one a...
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A Green Heron at Hidden Creek-3

May 13, 2022 - What a beautiful bird the Green Heron is. This set of images was taken at Hidden Creek Trail in Normal, Illinois.
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Indigo Bunting's Evening Song

May 11, 2022 - The park was quiet tonight, for the most part, except for this beautiful little indigo bunting singing its song. This wa...
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Yellow Warbler at Ewing 2022-2

May 10, 2022 - Yellow warblers, with their vibrant yellow flashes in the shrubs, demand attention every time I come across them. This l...
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Black and White Warbler 2022 at Ewing-2

May 09, 2022 - The black and white warble was one of the first warblers I saw during the migration this spring. It is always to see the...
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Northern Parula Colors

May 08, 2022 - Norther Parula's are gorgeous little migrant birds and I always enjoy their arrival. This particular one seemed to be sh...
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Prothonotary Warbler's Morning Song

May 06, 2022 - Nothing like walking the trail at Centennial Park and hearing a beautiful song through the trees. I managed this photo b...
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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Series

May 06, 2022 - These images of the Gray-blue Gnatcatcher were taken at Ewing Park on 4-30-22. I love watching these birds and their str...
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Prairie Warbler Series

May 05, 2022 - I've seen several prairie warblers now after never seeing one before this year for McLean County. These rare warblers ar...
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Hooded Warbler at Hidden Creek Trail

May 05, 2022 - What better on a cool, spring day? A Hoodie? This Hooded Warbler series was taken of a vibrant hooded warbler at Hidden...
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Black-throated Blue Warbler Series

May 04, 2022 - This brilliant Black-throated Blue Warbler gave me some of the most beautiful, unobstructed views this evening. What a s...
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Has it Stopped Raining Yet?

May 03, 2022 - Of the two days I've been able to photograph Spring birds this year, it has rained at least part of the day. This beauti...
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Prairie Warbler Taking Flight

May 02, 2022 - I captured this image of the prairie warbler as it was taking off. There is something special about birds and they way t...
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Hooded Warbler is Vibrant in the Shadows

May 01, 2022 - The hooded warbler is a gorgeous little warbler. This little guy was difficult to photograph. It was constantly moving u...
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