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From Photography - 2013
From Birds 2013
White-crowned Sparrow - May 9, 2013, Villa Park, IL
Northern Cardinal - April 23, 2013, Villa Park, IL
Chipping Sparrow - April 23, 2013, Villa Park, IL
Northern Cardinal - April 23, 2013, Villa Park
European Starling - March 29, 2013, Villa Park, IL
Cooper's Hawk - March 25, 2013, Villa Park, IL
House Finch - Feb 17, 2013 Villa Park, IL
White-breasted Nuthatch - Feb 2, 2013, Villa Park, IL
The White-breasted Nuthatch is a year around resident here in Villa Park, but more noticeable in the winter months.
Feb 17, 2013 Villa Park, IL Red-breasted Nuthatch
We get a few Red-breasted Nuthatches every winter, this year they arrived in January and stayed through March.
Jan 2, 2013 Red-bellied Woodpecker, Villa Park, IL
Jan 2, 2013 Villa Park, IL House sparrow
This is a very "white" House sparrow that stayed around the yard for several weeks. The white is very pronounced when flying away from you.
Sept 21, 2012 - Europeon Starling (juv)
From Villa Park - Fall 2012
Sept 21, 2012 - Downy Woodpecker
Sept 21, 2012 - Blue Jay
Sept 22, 2012 - Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Sept 21, 2012 - This looks like two juvenile Northern Cardinals, one with a black beak and the other whose beak is red-orange. According to Sibley this happen between April and September.
Sept 21, 2012 - Northern Cardinal (juv)
Sept 21, 2012 - House Finch
Sept 21, 2012 - Common Grackle
Sept 21, 2012 - White-breasted Nuthatch
Sept 21, 2011 - Mourning Dove
July 4, 2012 - Japanese Beetle, Villa Park, IL
From Butterflies, Dragonflies & Insects
From Photography 2012
June 16, 2012 - House Sparrow feeding young.
From Spring 2012
May 2, 2012 - House Sparrow - Villa Park, IL
From Kaz, Mary & Lynn Chicago visit Sept 2009