Category Archives: Kishwuakee River Forest Preserve

Broken Ice on the Rivers Edge

Although it is a little cold now, it has been a pretty mild winter. I was quite surprised to see ice this thick along the river’s edge this past weekend.Enjoy!

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Step in the Right Direction

This weekend I had some time to get out and take some photos for the first time in a while. I plan on making an effort to post on a more regular basis starting today. I also ordered some lights … Continue reading

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Take Off

As one mallard takes off to fly down the river another dives for food. Have a great day!

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More Waterfowl on the Move

Today I have 2 more photographs of the ducks and geese moving. In the first photo two mallards can be seen flying away. The shot would have been better if they had chosen to fly towards me. The second image … Continue reading

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Mallard Movement

It is still very cold here in the Midwest. It was a whopping 3 degrees the day I took this photograph of some Mallards floating with some Canada Geese. I knew that these birds would be at this location and … Continue reading

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Great Day Part Two: Bald Eagles (5 photos)

First Let me point out that there are 5 photographs in this post. As I mentioned yesterday it turns out that there are three Bald Eagles living in the Kishwaukee River Forest Preserve that is not far from my house. … Continue reading

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Great Day: Waterfowl

I had a great outing yesterday. It began with having an extra day off of work. Even though it was very cold yet again, the sun was out and there were some interesting clouds in the sky. When I told … Continue reading

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Forming the Ice Dam (2 photos)

I thought I would show how the Ice Dam from Saturday’s image was formed. This is more for the folks that live in warmer climates and don’t get to see ice often. It starts with bits of ice floating down … Continue reading

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Ice Dam

It is very cold and windy today, roughly 10F/-12C with a windchill of around -19F/-28C. I was taking my son to his friend’s house and the sun was out, so I figured what the heck. I bundled up and grabbed … Continue reading

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Under the Bridge

As I had promised I went back to Kishwaukee River Forest Preserve on Saturday on my way home from Severson Dells.  This is one of the images that I had wanted to get. I love the reflection in the water … Continue reading

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