|A winter scene from Rock Cut State Park, Rockford, IL; 1/30/11.|
|The Dark-eyed Slate-colored Junco is a frequent visitor to our area, Rockford, IL; 1/14/11.|
|Bald Eagles at Starved Rock Sate park, Illinois; 1/31/09.|
|This is the best capture I could get of a Bald Eagle before it flew away out of sight, Rock Cut State Park, Rockford, IL; 3/27/11.|
|Snow Buntings looking for food in a field in Rockford, IL; 1/30/11.|
|A Rusty Blackbird in Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL; 3-30-11.|
Rusty Blackbirds (Above) who spend their summers in Canada and Alaska can be found in the eastern half (save the southern half of Florida) of the U.S. in winter.
I'll spend the next week talking about birds who stay in Northern Illinois all year round.