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 A nice map for birding around Champaign-Urbana is provided by CCAS

See other photos from October-November, 2010


A red-phase Screech Owl spend the day, Dec.9,2010 at the loading dock in MRL on the UI-Campus

Whooping Cranes Class of 2010, Milmine, Illinois, November 16, 2010




Whooping Cranes Class of 2009, Milmine, Illinois, November 30, 2009


Red-tailed Hawk, near Allerton park, Illinois, November 22, 2009


Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), Blackpoint drive, MERRITT ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE,  Florida

Showy egret

they usually hunt by stirring the mud with their yellow shoes, but here they have another way to hit directly from a low flight


Black-necked Stilt and Lesser Yellowlegs fight over territory, Curtis, Champaign, IL, August 8, 2009


Baby killdeer




Brown thrasher (Meadowbrook, July 9, 2009)


Deer (Meadowbrook, July 9, 2009)

Goldfinch, photo from the living room (July 3, 2009)

Tree swallow, Buffalo Trace, July 3, 2009


Dickcissel, Buffalo Trace, June 13, 2009


ŠIvan Petrov