A photograph I did not take, of a bald eagle flying 20 feet above the Yahara River in Tenney Park.
I spotted the eagle while I was inching along in the middle of heavy traffic on my morning commute. With the lakes frozen, I assumed the eagle was looking for a meal in the still-flowing river. I was so tempted to turn off, park the car, and spend some time wildlife watching. But you’ve got to pay the bills, so I continued on to work. I wonder if anyone else stuck in traffic noticed the majestic raptor in the middle of the city?
Bitter cold temperatures have finally convinced these geese to head south.
The number of turkey vultures you see riding the thermals around Wyalusing can be pretty incredible. I caught this one giving me the side-eye, as it flew overhead.
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Like a jet fighter, poised for takeoff.
Today’s edition of “Well, what are YOU looking at?”
These turkeys seemed a bit wary about the new year. Can’t say I blame them.
My best wildlife sighting last week. I almost didn’t notice it. On an overcast day, the juvenile’s camouflage is very effective.
Seen in Baileys Harbor, Door County Wisconsin.
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Spotted a few common loons on Lake Monona the other day. A good pit stop for them on their annual migration to the lakes of the north.
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