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Bald Eagles

Our days in Chicago put me within reach of some great opportunities to photograph bald eagles. The rivers in Illinois often freeze during the winter and any locations where the water stays open are popular with birds that need access … Continue reading

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Gulls During the Break

The eagles and the ducks got our attention but the gulls were also around on the Mississippi.  Gulls don’t tend to get much interest but, if you have been standing around for a while waiting for something to happen, the … Continue reading

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First Crossing Shot of the Season

Just a quick joke.  I was out shooting wildlife when there were a couple of airliners overhead.  It is a bit early in the year for airshows but I guess this might count as my first crossing shot of two … Continue reading

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Ducks in Flight

The eagle trip to the Mississippi provided plenty of times when the big birds were either elsewhere or just sitting in the trees wondering what to do next.  This meant either doing nothing ourselves of having a practice on the … Continue reading

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Bald Eagles

It has been a couple of years since I last made a trip out to the Mississippi to take pictures of the bald eagles that fish out there.  Last winter it was pretty warm and my schedule was a bit … Continue reading

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