Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Wind Turbine and Eagle watch

Kirkwood's Wind Turbine churning in the snow-squalled
30mph wind.

Bald Eagle readies to land with some fish for food.

Bald Eagle taking off over the Cedar River.

Saturday, February 25, 2012

The Moon, Venus and Jupiter

This evening's showing of the Crescent Moon with Venus and Jupiter.
Sunday night the trio are to make a near perfect triangle.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

By car, by air, by water

My ride.

For the first time this season, I spotted a Bald Eagle sitting
near the waters edge on the Cedar River. Lack of ice, makes
it hard to get a good shot, but he found a patch and so did
the crow.

Another Eagle taking to the air.

Closeup view.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Eagles and other things

This post is dedicated in memory of my Aunt Ruth Hewett, who passed away Wednesday of Lung Cancer.

Pair of Eagles high up in a tree over Old River Rd SW.

An Eaglet from last year's hatch.

Took a short stroll on the Fishery trail. Cardinal.

A fellow drilling his hole for some ice fishing on the fishery.

Assume the position.

Another Eagle out near downtown.

Another pair flying around on the river near Mays Island.

One more time to the Roller Dam area.

A Hawk.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Deer in field

Heading out of New Covenant Bible Church after our first
Photography Club meeting, a herd of Deer were crossing
through a cornfield across the road from the church on 
North Center Point Road near Robins, Iowa.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Wind Turbine, Eagle

Kirkwood Community College's new wind turbine.

Bald Eagle sitting near the Cedar River in downtown 
Cedar Rapids.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Mississippi River Eagles

Scenes from the Mississippi River around Clinton, Iowa.
A four-set on the Iowa side.

A trio across the river in Illinois.

Another on the Iowa side.

Same Eagle with a feed mill in Fulton, IL.

Same Eagle(Top) with a crow and a pair of Eagle "Lovebirds".

Taking flight.

Decorah Eagles

This morning's picture of the male and female Eagles in Decorah. Report says that they may have been copulating(mating) over the weekend. To see LIVE video of the Eagles log onto-- . Video Capture--©2012 Raptor Resource Project.