Category Archives: Deer Run Forest Preserve

Bird Sitting on Birdhouse

As I said yesterday I took several photographs of this little bird. Clearly it was watching me also. I was attracted to the shininess of the blue feathers. Have a great day!

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Young Oak Tree Surrounded by Wildflowers

Enjoy!

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Looks Like April’s Showers Brought May Flowers

I took this photograph this morning while on a 3 mile hike with my four legged pal Lemmy. It was a beautiful day for the walk, I want to go further but not sure Lemmy was up for much more. … Continue reading

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Blue-winged Teal

I came across this Blue-winged Teal during my last visit to Deer Run Forest Preserve. I’m not sure if they are new to this area or if my previous unaware self just never saw them. I have another species that … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2015

Today is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. I share this image of a plant growing back after the spring burn off at one of my local forest preserves. I don’t share quotes very often, but I thought this was … Continue reading

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Milkweed Seed in the Wind

I know it’s late in the day but I had a spare minute. So here is a photo I took Saturday. The wind was blowing quite a bit making it difficult to get any decent shots of the local birds. … Continue reading

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Red

Saturday I had a little bit of time for a walk before I had to be at work. These shriveled red berries caught my eye among the browns of the leaves and grasses.  

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Another Bend in the River

Today I have another bend in the river to show you. I probably need to come up with a better way to name these river bends. The Kishwaukee River has so many of them it will get confusing to me. … Continue reading

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Fungi on a Log

I took this image a couple of weeks ago. I like it and I’m not sure why I’ve held it back.  I had planned on using it for a new challenge that started this week and I may do some … Continue reading

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Milkweed Seeds

I loved how the sun light made the silky portion of these milkweed seeds look. Have a great day!

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