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Everything posted by G_kayaker

  1. A new year and a nice sunset on the frozen marsh...
  2. Hi all, Are these three mallard hybrids (male/female in front and white-chested in center?) Thank you!
  3. I think I see Santa! Happy holidays to all the experts and noobs (me being one 😉) alike!
  4. Hermit Thrush (Me and my shadow) Surprised he was still around northern IL, although he was hanging around a fire set by forest preserve maintenance.
  5. Chicago burb, along shore of small lake last Friday. Mergansers (Common and Hooded were with it but left as I approached.) Thank you!
  6. Henrietta musters her composure and prepares for a triple-axel
  7. Northern Cardinal; DuPage Co., IL "I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity, order or confusion. Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well-ordered or confused." - Baruch Spinoza
  8. LOL JP48! Or this one... Is it safe to come out yet?? Gobble, gobble, gobble!!
  9. Neat idea Mel! Here's one... was out for a couple of hours today and it was getting late/losing light. I took a shortcut through the woods going back to my truck (had given up on any more birds photos) and ran into this group: Young buck The Doe and the big guy stepped into light It was (any day is) a good day to be out!
  10. Hi Corgi, I usually get on the forum later and don't spend a whole lotta time on most occasions. I don't comment too much but did enjoy your post! G
  11. Seen at same time this morning in Chicago burb. Next to pasture/prairie and small lake. I'm "thinking both are Red-tails, but then again... Thanks!!
  12. Autumn shoreline at Silver Lake, DuPage Co., IL
  13. American Mink - Looked like it was gathering the branches (making a den?). In the second photo he had stopped for a few minutes to scratch his back. 😄
  14. Early snow on the Fox River; St. Charles, IL
  15. When someone sneaks Milk Duds into your Halloween M&M stash... Have a Happy one!! 👾 🧛‍♀️ 🦇 🎃👻
  16. My stylist, you ask..? Ed Grimley, of course!
  17. This bird was found today at Montrose Point (on lakefront) in Chicago . I did not move it, but noticed the band. Should I report this to anywhere? Warning: graphic image below. Thanks.
  18. Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored); DuPage Co., IL Photo a little noisy - overcast today
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