Southwestern IL.
1. Divers new this fall:
2. Specklebelly:

Wedge-tailed Waxwing:

3. When a flying Loon was announced some of IL Top Birders, not only "got on" and tracked the bird, they ID'ed it in flight:
Some Looners:
More of same loon landing:

NON-BIRD.  Common Snapping Turtle.  76 degree day
Don't let those wet/panda eyes fool you. It's head/neck is retracted and strikes lightning fast.  
LBIMOBill RuddenSt. [log in to unmask]
1. Common Goldeneye2. Greater White-fronted3. Red-throated

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