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Already? Can you feel the chill in the air??

This guy certainly can, he was hanging out on Route 251 overlooking the Illinois River in Peru this morning!
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Already? Can you feel the chill in the air??  

This guy certainly can, he was hanging out on Route 251 overlooking the Illinois River in Peru this morning!

 

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By the river in havana illinois

Beautiful

Love seeing them. So majestic

It might be a little chillier than we are used to in November, but it's still great hiking weather! Bundle up and get out there with nature! You won't regret it! ... See MoreSee Less

It might be a little chillier than we are used to in November, but its still great hiking weather! Bundle up and get out there with nature! You wont regret it!

It won't be long before the Eagles are back in our area. Where is your favorite place to watch for them? ... See MoreSee Less

It wont be long before the Eagles are back in our area. Where is your favorite place to watch for them?

 

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From Jean Hampton porch!!

This one was taken on the Illinois river between Lacon and henry

My front porch!!! Ta da

Lock & Dam 18

Starve rock

From my kitchen window while having a cup of coffee! Beautiful birds!

Just saw one the other day..out my back door.

One showed up across from Shore Acres yesterday

Thompson Causeway

Starved Rock

Kampsville Ferry or 5.5 miles north of there in a dead tree at the point of a island South end of island

Emiquon nature preserve by Dickson Mounds. There's a nesting site there I went to last year and took pics and video...

Bureau-LaSalle counties.

Alton IL. Is wonderful there.

Havana Nature Center!

r From my studio in Lacon.

Come to Starved Rock area— we have eagle families that stay all year

Renee Mohr

Not my favorite place but if you want to see 20 at one time go to the land fill .they sit on top of the big hill waiting for rats to run out of the the trash trucks. Only thing is you have to have a semi to get up there

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5 days ago

Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway

Let's hear your opinion...what is prettier; a frozen waterfall, or a moving one? ... See MoreSee Less

Lets hear your opinion...what is prettier; a frozen waterfall, or a moving one?Image attachment

 

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A moving one because it means it’s warmer

Frozen is so massive.

The frozen one is cool, but I love moving waterfalls

Moving love the noise of rushing water

THEY ARE BOTH BEAUTIFUL IN THEIR OWN WAYS.....

I love seeing the frozen one, but hearing the moving one.

Both

Frozen. You can imagine the sound.

Moving one

There is beauty to be seen in both.

Depends on which season 😜

Frozen!!!!

moving

Moving

Bith, where they at?

Moving

Frozen.

both!

Both

Moving

They each are beautiful in their own way

Both

its like your children—shouldn’t have to choose—love them all

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