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Pelicans I saw at lunch!!! I work next to one of the largest lakes in Iowa and these birds I'll see a lot more of soon! . . White pelicans migrate through Iowa twice a ye...

If this were a female my caption would be, "Does this angle make my butt look big?" But because it is a male it will be, "Boy don't I look good from behind?" Having fun w...

Out #lighted  #birdfeeder  you know so they can find their food 😁 #iowabirds 

Busy day ahead of me but time for one quick post. Nuthatch. #iowabirds  #birdwatching  #animazing_birds  #nature_cuties 

A beautiful moment in western Iowa with a red winged blackbird. Photo by #EnvironmentalEducation  intern Grace. #PottCountyParks  #internsareawesome  #iowawildlife  #iowabird ...

My husband has seen an Owl several times on his walks and wanted me to see it also. The first time I went with him, as we approached he flew away. Today my second attempt...

If u look closely you will see mama mourning dove sitting on her nest. She has 2 eggs and this is the first time they have built a nest in the blue spruce by our house! I...

Tufted Titmouse, not sure how he feels about all this snow. #tgif_nature  #tgif_macro  #ig_closeups  #smallworld_uc  #stunning_shots  #snap_parade  #rebelsunited_nature  #bestna ...

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A glimpse into the warm months ahead. This Marsh Wren taken in Warren County Iowa is another species to cross off the list. Wrens as a whole are prolific songsters. If...

Well worth the 90-minute wait for this guy...thank you to my Aunt Mary Ellen for the heads up...and for letting me park in her driveway! #cardinals  #iowabirds  #cardinal  ...

Something has been hunting in my yard. Does anyone know what kind of bird this would be? #iowa  #iowabirds  #birdstrike  #iowaoutdoors 

American White Pelican at Mississippi River Lock and Dam 14, Le Claire, IA #iowanature  #iowabirds  #mississippiriver  #bestbirdshots  #brucegmckeephotos 

Bald Eagle with fish at Mississippi River Lock and Dam 14, Le Claire, IA #eagles  #iowanature  #iowabirds  #mississippiriver  #bestbirdshots  #brucegmckeephotos 

I looked up, this is a Red-breasted Sapsucker, a type of a woodpecker. So colorful and beautiful, isn't he? I didn come closer to the window, was afraid to scare him off...

After central Iowa received between 6-8 inches of snow and more to come, these early arriving Robin find refuge within these fruit bearing trees. #nikon  #snow  #iowa  #mid ...

Bald Eagle with fish at Mississippi River Lock and Dam 14, Le Claire, IA #eagles  #iowanature  #iowabirds  #mississippiriver  #bestbirdshots  #brucegmckeephotos 

Coffee and bird watching with grandma this morning. We always have the most entertaining and thought provoking conversations. Love you grandma! #birdwatching  #birds  #iow ...

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Captured a shot of this hunter early today

Bird tracks in the snow. I love to see these in the morning. I know they count on me to provide food during the lean season. #iowa  #iowabirds  #winter  #snow  #tracking 

Video was taken back in October, not sure what kind of bird it is, but I was scrolling thru my pics and found it! #iowawildlife  #iowabirds  #birdofprey  #predatorybird  #fau ...

Did you know? The Blue Jay is in the same family as the crow? β€’ With the ability to mimic the calls of hawks, like the Red-shouldered Hawk, it’s believed that Blue Jays u...

Red belly Woodpeckers scoping out the bird feeder! #sunflowerseeds  #iowabirds  #kittytv  #wintercolor  #feedthebirds  #birdlover 

Bald eagle fishing the icy Mississippi river. #elite_raptors  #bestbirdshots  #elite_wildlife  #iowadnr  #iowabirds  #ip_birds  #eagles  #raptors 

In an Iowa winter you keep your back to the wind and your feathers numbered. #iowawinter #iowahawk #iowahawkeye #hawk #iowanature #canonphotography  #iowabirds #birdintree #iowap ...

The neighborhood breakfast joint. #redbelliedwoodpecker  #downywoodpecker  #suet  #birds  #birdsofinstagram  #winter  #snow  #iowabirds 

Trumpeter Swans on a cold December day near Webster City, IA. 'Beemer's Pond' has one of the largest populations of wintering Trumpeter Swans in Iowa. #birds  #swans  #trum ...

Backyard brilliance! #birdlovers  #cardinalinthesnow  #iowabirds 

Ok I’m officially dead 14 more ornaments in one day! I’m beat. These are the last ones before Christmas I think! If anyone wants them there up for grabs! The two owls hav...

If anyone wants to claim any of these babies the time is getting short. I’m in love with each one and am angry at myself I haven’t been making these for years. #allthebir ...

Just finished a batch of Christmas ornaments. If only my tree were not so small and could fit all these bird baby’s on it. I’ve never drawn. Snowy owl before, new favorit...

Missed my limits worth. Twice. The GoPro footage will not be kind. Lucky to get this one. #birddog  #pheasanthunting  #iowabirds  #badshooting 

Just finished two of my first Christmas ornaments! A female cardinal and a Tufted titmouse. I really enjoy drawing native winter birds. #iowabirds  #birds  #nativebirds  #bi ...

Bald eagle fishing the Mississippi river. #elite_wildlife  #elite_raptors  #raptors  #baldeagle  #iowadnr  #iowabirds  #wildlifephotography 

"The Passenger Pigeon was not always super-abundant. Instead, it was an "outbreak" species that experienced dramatic population fluctuations in response to variations in ...

Captured this gem today. Those giant wheels offered a nice shelter from the wind. #IowaBirds 

Birds are back at the feeders. But different Finches. Any ideas? Oh the cat is watching intently. #iowabirds  #finches  #thecatthinkstheyarelunch 

Little hawk crashed through the window at the shop. He is okay too. #iowabirds  #hawkflyingthroughwindows 

These #bobwhite  are so darn cute 😍 sqiz photo bomb #bobwhitequail  #quail  #wildbirds  #iowawildlife  #inmyownbackyard  #nature  #alliowa  #iowadnr  #iowabirds  #capture_iowa 

Red-tailed hawk with a decay snake wrapped.around his foot. #elite_wildlife  #elite_raptors  #raptors  #redtailedhawk  #bestbirdshots  #iowadnr  #iowabirds  #wildlifephotography 

Birds at the feeder. #nuthatch  #iowabirds 

When it's a rainy Saturday and you're trying to do your hair.

Sunday morning stunner. πŸ™ŒπŸ‘‘πŸ”

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Classic example of the hayfield is always greener on the other side, which happens to be across the road. Walk-of-shaming them back home, though they ignored all the lect...

Birds are in the high tunnel for the next week until the hayfield herbicide withdraws. We definitely have some unhappy campers on our hands since they are used to roaming...

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