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Madison county IL.
 
I went back to get better pics of the Leconte's sparrow,
posted earlier as a teaser with a Lincoln's (R):
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/pair2.jpg
Here the white crown stripe ocher face and upper breast:
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/LeContes1.jpg
Here the purple-ish streaked nape:
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/LeContes2.jpg
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/LeContes3.jpg
Here the shoulder streaking:
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/LeContes4.jpg
 
Here a Phoebe from Cahokia Mounds SP in fresh fall plumage.
Grey back; darker head, white wing bars; white edged tertials;
and yellow wash below:
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/phoebe2.jpg
Here one from Walker Island. Note the white whisker mark:
( I can't say I've seen/read this before.)
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/phoebe1.jpg
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/phoebe2-1.jpg
 
Here a Red-shouldered Hawk from Indian Lk.
showing deep chestnut under-side and very hooked bill:
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/red-shouldered4.jpg
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/red-shouldered3.jpg
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c281/bilrudn/red-shouldered2.jpg
 
Bill Rudden
St. Louis
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