The crew at 10,000 Birds has brought back the wildly popular blog carnival, I and the Bird. It is a brand new format but promises to bring a lot of great bird action that we’ve never seen before. Each edition will focus on a specific group, family, or genus of birds. The first edition is
This past weekend we visited a newly opened preserve in DeKalb County, Illinois called “Prairie Oaks Forest Preserve”. Immediately we were impressed by the variety of habitat which included some wetlands, large stately oaks, and some restored prairie/savanna. There is also a fairly large, older forest that is far removed from the road. The preserve
This is a White-breasted Nuthatch we digiscoped last year. One of our favorite birds and photos.