Posts tagged "bald eagles"

View from the Porch – North Star and Satellites

View from the Porch – North Star and Satellites
Don’t even try talking to me before I’ve sucked down a couple of cups of coffee. Coffee must be sucked down while I’m out on the front porch, with a cheap cigar. _________ My first trip out to the porch this morning, it was still dark. If I look up at about a 45 degree... Read more »

View from the Porch – Squirrels, Bald Eagles and the Annoying Neighborhood Dogs

View from the Porch – Squirrels, Bald Eagles and the Annoying Neighborhood Dogs
Don’t even try talking to me before I’ve sucked down a couple of cups of coffee. Coffee must be sucked down while I’m out on the front porch, with a cheap cigar. _________ _________ Every morning when I step out onto my porch, the squirrels come running. Sometimes it will be just one, other days... Read more »

Wildlife Watching and Grocery Shopping

Heading east from my house in Yorkville, which I usually have to do when working, I quickly descend into suburbia and it pretty much stays like that all the way to Chicago. Rows of townhomes that all look alike and the same goes for the stand alone homes in the subdivisions. I like passing the... Read more »
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Bald Eagles on the Fox River Update

Bald Eagles on the Fox River Update
Yesterday I put up a post documenting my 10 mile drive from Yorkville to Montgomery along the Fox River looking for bald eagles. When I had got to 20 of them, I quit counting and enjoyed just looking for them. Relatively early this morning I took that same 10 mile drive and decided to let... Read more »

Bald Eagles on the Fox River

Bald Eagles on the Fox River
Apparently I wrote about bald eagles on the Fox River in Yorkville back in January of 2012. Then I did it again at the end of December 2012. But when you see over 20 of them in one day, it’s hard not to bring it up again. The small lakes and ponds in the surrounding... Read more »

View from the Porch – Where'd the Wildlife Go

Don’t even try talking to me before I’ve sucked down a couple of cups of coffee. Coffee must be sucked down while I’m out on the front porch, with a cheap cigar. _________ _________ When I walk out onto my front porch to enjoy that first cup of coffee or two, I’m usually greeted by... Read more »
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Bald Eagles in Yorkville

Photo Courtesy of Larry Granat. Bald Eagle near Yorkville, Illinois. I was out on my front porch today enjoying a leisurely smoke of a cheap cigar. I enjoy watching the late afternoon sun creating patterns on the leafless trees. Todays show had the addition of a fresh blanket of snow and snow covered branches stood... Read more »