Pileated Woodpecker - Peoria Illinois
Downy Woodpecker - Peoria Illinois
White Winged Dove - Yucatan Mexico
Royal Tern - Yucatan Mexico
Ruddy Turnstone - Yucatan Mexico
Bare Throated Tiger Heron - Yucatan Mexico
Brown Pelican - Yucatan Mexico
Killdeer - Presque Isle Pennsylvania
Cardinal Chicks in Nest - Peoria Illinois
American Robin Chicks in Nest - Peoria Illinois
Female Goldfinch - Peoria Illinois

Downy Woodpecker (Peoria - Illinois)
Red-Bellied Woodpecker (Peoria - Illinois)
Cardinal with White Head - Unusual (Peoria - Illinois)
House Finch (Peoria - Illinois)
Mourning Dove (Peoria - Illinois

Mallard - Manhattan (New York)
House Sparrow - Manhattan (New York)
Wild Turkey (Peoria Heights)

Cliff Swallow - South Dakota (Sioux Falls)

Red-Winged Blackbird - South Dakota (Sioux Falls)

Turkey Vulture - Wyoming (Aladdin)

Northern Harrier attacked by an American Redstart - South Dakota (Hot Springs)
Red-Tailed Hawk - Manhattan (New York)

Grand Canyon Crow - Arizona (Grand Canyon)

Brown Pelican
Herring Gull - California (San Diego)

Hooded Oriole - California (San Diego)
Red-Tailed Hawk - Arizona (Grand Canyon)
Red-Winged Black Bird - Missouri (St Louis)
Western Scrub Jay
Baltimore Oriole - Illinois (Galena)
Baby Canadian Geese with Parents - Illinois (Dunlap)
Short-Eared Owl - Illinois (Dunlap)
Tree Swallow - Louisiana (New Orleans)
Great Blue Heron - Illinois (Henry)
Dark-Eyed Junco - Illinois (Dunlap)
Red-Tailed Hawk
Ruby-Throated Hummingbird - Illinois (Dunlap)

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird - Illinois (Dunlap)

House Wren - Illinois (Dunlap)

American Gold Finch - Illinois (Dunlap)
Common Grackle (Bronzed Form) - Louisiana (New Orleans)
Common Grackle (Purple Form) - Louisiana (New Orleans)
European House Sparrow - Invasive Species
Laughing Gull
Rock Pigeon - Manhattan (New York)
Rock Pigeon

Hermit Thrush - Illinois (Dunlap)
Oregon Junco - Illinois (Dunlap)
White-Throated Sparrow - Illinois (Dunlap)
American Robin - Illinois (Dunlap)
Bald Eagle - Illinois (Chillicothe)
Barred Owl - Illinois (Dunlap)
Black-Capped Chickadee - Illinois (Dunlap)
Blue Jay - Illinois (Dunlap)
Canadian Goose - Illinois (Chicago)
European Starling - Invasive Species - Illinois (Dunlap)
Northern Cardinal - Illinois (Dunlap)
Ring-Billed Gull - Illinois (Chicago)
Tufted Titmouse - Illinois (Dunlap)
White-Breasted Nuthatch - Illinois (Dunlap)
Downy Woodpecker - Illinois (Dunlap)
American White Pelican - Illinois (East Peoria)
Northern Flicker - Illinois (Dunlap)

Copyright of all pictures on this page belong to David W K Foster and Silvia Vasquez


  1. Nandha RaveendranTuesday, May 14, 2013

    Beautiful shots...

  2. What stunning photographs!! They are so clear and of very good quality - I'm impressed :)

  3. Man, you know your birds. Thanks for sharing.

    1. I only knew what the chicks were becoause I saw their parents feed them :-)

  4. This is such an awesome blog! Thank you for putting these photos together & on display.

  5. Wawwww Beatiful birds....thanks.

  6. Nice photos. You seem to be a great birder. How do you know the types of most of these birds?


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