I visited Emiquon on December 28 with my friend Ed. We found two Northern Harriers working the wet prairie by Thompson Lake.
Sister Creeks Farm is visible miles away from the tranquil lake.
A Red-tailed Hawk posed briefly before flying away:
A juvenile Bald Eagle sat in a tree along Dixon Mounds Road:
Scott and I went back on December 30 and found thousands of geese, mostly Canada, but with a mix of several hundred White-fronted geese and a thousand or so Snow Geese! What fun!
A Red-tailed Hawk cruised along the levee:
On the way home,what we think were three Trumpeter Swans were in a corn field just south of Duck Creek Road: