Posts by spiecks

Chestnut-sided Warbler

6/27/2013 | 0

According to eBird, this warbler migrates through our area here in Chicago and is “rare” here now. So I have … Read More

American Goldfinch

6/26/2013 | 0

The American Goldfinch may be the most common bird at the Chicago Botanic Gardens. When I processed this shot, I … Read More

Indigo Bunting

6/25/2013 | 0

After posing nicely for the prior photo I caught him taking off.

Indigo Bunting

6/25/2013 | 0

I love to find Indigo Buntings with their spectacular blue feathers and jaunty attitude. Canon 5D MkIII, EF300mm f/4L IS … Read More

Common Yellowthroat

6/19/2013 | 0

Male Common Yellowthroat taken at Rollins Savannah north of Chicago, IL this last May.

Cedar Waxwing

6/18/2013 | 0

Here is an immature Cedar Waxwing, not yet in his sleek adult plumage, harvesting crab apples in the fall in … Read More

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

6/12/2013 | 2

Most people never see the ruby crown on this little Kinglet. This is the season, while they are mating and … Read More

Tree Swallow

6/12/2013 | 0

I think this Tree Swallow is yelling, “Back off buddy, this is my house.” I can see how they can … Read More