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Monday, May 5, 2014

Sora?

We went up to the Heron Viewing Station north of Danville, Illinois yesterday.  Though we only saw the Great Blue Herons from a distance or else in flight, this was a new bird for me.  Looking in my bird book, I think it is a Sora....I don't think I have ever heard of or saw one before.

Just thought I  might as well throw in this other shot. 

11 comments:

Anni said...

Yep, that is a sora! Great find. And wonderful reflection.

Judy said...

I looked on my bird app and that is a Sora. It's so nice to see you back even if it maybe for a bit, but I hope you are back :)))

TexWisGirl said...

awesome sighting! i've never seen one but i've heard of them and seen them on blogs, etc.

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful shots of the Sora! I always remember that the Sora is the one with the yellow bill. Have a happy week!

Ginny said...

Welcome back, you have been missed! I just finished reading your other blog, and now this one. Seems like you have been gone so long, but probably no longer than I was. I had hoped you would be ready to post again, but changes take awhile. Anyway, I missed you!!

Sandra said...

i have never seen one either. pretty bird

Susan said...

Wow, great shots, interesting bird!
Glad to see you back girlfriend!

thirtysevenandcounting said...

That's a new one for me. Very nice capture!

~Lindy

Small City Scenes said...

Looks like the Sora in my book. Never have seen one out this way.
Welcome back. Daughter will be fine----because I say so!! MB

George said...

I don't know what kind of bird this is, but I do know that you got a couple of great photos.

Mary said...

Great photos of it! I saw them in Tucson this year, or I would have no idea what it is. Aren't they odd little birds??

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