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.

Bill Rudden
St. Louis
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1. Common Goldeneye
2. Greater White-fronted
3. Red-throated

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