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Archive for August, 2020
  • Birds August 23, 2020

    Growing Up

    This eagle is finally at the stage of being on its own. It has been soaring all over the lake this week – and actually terrorizing the young loon and

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  • Animals August 22, 2020

    Red Slider

    We always see turtles sitting on logs and rocks, but very rarely do we get to see the colors under the shell, so I liked this opportunity.

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  • Insects August 18, 2020

    Big Trouble

    These “residents” weren’t messing around. They starting coming out in bunches to “scare me off”. It worked. I had one land on my hat and a few making a “bee-line”

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  • Birds August 14, 2020

    Who, Me?

    This raven cracked me up. It was looking for bugs/things in this pine tree and it was making all sorts of hilarious clicks and chirps and warbles and sounds. I

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  • Birds August 14, 2020

    Prairie Finch

    I always carry my camera when I walk Heidi these days because you never know what you might see and miss.

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  • Birds August 11, 2020

    Long Time No See

    I haven’t seen any of these fabulous birds since May – here in Peoria on my nightly doggie walk of Heidi. Well lo-and-behold spotted this fine feathered creature looking down

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  • Animals August 9, 2020


    Well, maybe not hidden so well, however there are a couple others in that meadow that you cannot see.

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  • Birds August 8, 2020

    Hawk Take-off

    Yep, another big bird taking off from a power line. Standard fare – Red Tailed Hawk back here in gross central Illinois.

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