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Chipmunk, mouth full, getting ready for the Winter months

Bong, Recreational Area, Kenosha Wisconsin(C) Copyright Ricky L. Jones 1990-2014 All Rights reserved[URL="http://www.rljslick.blogspot.com/[/URL]...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Nov 14, 2014

Northern Cardinal with a Bald Head

Caledonia Wisconsin"In fall, we receive many inquiries about bald birds, especially Northern Cardinals and Blue Jays. In late summer and fall, when a bird molts, it usually grows and replaces all its feathers gradually, but occasionally a bird los...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Nov 13, 2014

Hey You!

Grant Park, Milwaukee Wisconsin(C) Copyright Ricky L. Jones 1990-2014 All Rights reserved[URL="http://www.rljslick.blogspot.com/[/URL]...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Nov 12, 2014

Dark-Eyed Junco

Petrifying Springs, Kenosha WisconsinThe dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis) is the best-known species of the juncos, a genus of small grayish American sparrows. This bird is common across much of temperate North America and in summer ranges far into th...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Nov 7, 2014

Northern Cardinal in the Park

Petrifying Springs Park, Kenosha Wisconsin  The northern cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) is a North American bird in the genus Cardinalis; it is also known colloquially as the redbird or common cardinal. It can be found in southern Canada, thr...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Nov 6, 2014

Linwood Springs Research Station Owl Banding

Steven Point WisconsinGreat Horned OwlNorthern Saw-Whet OwlLong Eared OwlThe Linwood Springs Research Station (LSRS) is a raptor research station located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Each fall, the station conducts studies on migrant Northern Saw-Whe...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Nov 3, 2014

Blue Jay in Profile

Caledonia WisconsinThe blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata) is a passerine bird in the family Corvidae, native to North America. It is resident through most of eastern and central United States and southern Canada, although western populations may be mig...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Nov 3, 2014

Horicon Marsh Fall 2014

Horicon WisconsinTrumpeter Swans Tree Sparrows Downy WoodpeckerSnow BuntingSandhill Crane Horicon Marsh is a marsh located in northern Dodge and southern Fond du Lac counties of Wisconsin. It is the site of both a national and a state wildl...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Nov 2, 2014

Cooper's Hawk Taking-Off

Here is Day 2 of my #5dayblackandwhitechallenge.This Cooper's Hawk is taking off this morning after it noticed this nut photographer looking at him.I used a Canon 5D mk III with a EF300mm f/2.8 Lens at f/7.1 @ 1/1250 sec with a focal length of 420mmC...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Oct 22, 2014

Great Gray Owl

Middleton WisconsinThe great grey owl or great gray owl (Strix nebulosa) is a very large owl, documented as the world's largest species of owl by length. It is distributed across the Northern Hemisphere. In some areas it is also called Phantom of th...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Oct 18, 2014

Blue Jay in the Rain

Kenosha WisconsinThe blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata) is a passerine bird in the family Corvidae, native to North America. It is resident through most of eastern and central United States and southern Canada, although western populations may be migra...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Oct 15, 2014

Sandhill Crane in Fall Colors

Tichigan WisconsinThe sandhill crane (Grus canadensis) is a species of large crane of North America and extreme northeastern Siberia. The common name of this bird refers to habitat like that at the Platte River, on the edge of Nebraska's Sandhills on...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Oct 4, 2014

Great Egret in Color

Horicon Marsh Wisconsin The great egret (Ardea alba) also known as common egret, large egret or (in the Old World) great white heron, is a large, widely distributed egret. Distributed across most of the tropical and warmer temperate regions of t...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Sep 18, 2014

Great Egret - Black and White

Horicon Marsh WisconsinThe great egret (Ardea alba) also known as common egret, large egret or (in the Old World) great white heron, is a large, widely distributed egret. Distributed across most of the tropical and warmer temperate regions of the wor...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Sep 18, 2014

Horicon Marsh Wisconsin HDR

Horicon Marsh WisconsinHoricon Marsh is a marsh located in northern Dodge and southern Fond du Lac counties of Wisconsin. It is the site of both a national and a state wildlife refuge. The extinct glacial lake is the largest freshwater cattail marsh...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Sep 16, 2014

Great Egret

Horicon Marsh WisconsinThe great egret (Ardea alba) also known as common egret, large egret or (in the Old World) great white heron, is a large, widely distributed egret. Distributed across most of the tropical and warmer temperate regions of the wor...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Sep 14, 2014

Black-Crowned Night-Heron immature 2nd Year

Horicon MarshThe Black-Crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax), commonly abbreviated to just night heron in Eurasia, is a medium-sized heron found throughout a large part of the world, except in the coldest regions and Australasia (where it is re...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Sep 13, 2014

Bald Eagle

Prairie du Sac Wisconsin"The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus, from Greek hali- = sea, aiētos = eagle, leuco- = white, cephalos = head) is a bird of prey found in North America. A sea eagle, it has two known sub-species and forms a species pa...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Sep 8, 2014

Short-billed Dowitcher

Racine Wisconsin The short-billed dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus) like its congener the long-billed dowitcher, is a medium-sized, stocky, long-billed shorebird in the family Scolopacidae. It is an inhabitant of North America, Central America, an...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Sep 5, 2014

Fly-By Great Egret

Racine Wisconsin The great egret (Ardea alba) also known as common egret, large egret or (in the Old World) great white heron, is a large, widely distributed egret. Distributed across most of the tropical and warmer temperate regions of the world, in...
by Ricky's Photography Blog on Sep 5, 2014


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