American Bald Eagle This bird, the American Bald Eagle, took my breath away when I saw it at the zoo. He looked so majestic and dignified, despite the fact that he was surrounded by bars in a large enclosure. The shot is at the extreme end of the Canon 75-300mm zoom and it’s a littleRead More »
White Owl An owl pictured inside it’s enclosure at Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago. The faint lines are the thin bars of the cage. I love the eye! If you have a moment, check out Glassey Alley, Ryan’s new photoblog!
The Mean Look Is this a buzzard? I really should have taken note of the signs near the enclosures! Moments after I took this photo he was thrown some raw meat and went at it with gusto. Pictured in the Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago. Today is St. Patrick’s Day. It rained, it snowed, it wasRead More »
Long Legged Bird God help anyone who finds this picture through Google. I wonder what they were really looking for! Matt, any idea what kind of bird this is? Pictured in the aviary at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo. In other news, I received an email from GE Health. My photo of a skateboarder is onRead More »
Please don’t feed the pigeons The sign obviously hasn’t worked! This was on South Wabash, Chicago around the same time this photo was taken.
Feeding The Duck Urban ducks and wild fowl are luckier than their country brethren. People think they are cute and feed them! This is the same duck I posted before at the Crown Fountains, Chicago.
Duck: "Who’s that then?" I love when animals and birds look at you with a tilt of their heads as if inquisitive. What is this duck saying? “There’s that guy with the camera again! Why does he keeping taking photos of me and my man?” “What’s that thing he’s pointing at me?” “I wonder ifRead More »