Birding at Greenfield Park in West Allis Wisconsin on August 28, 2015

Birding at Greenfield Park this morning provided some nice looks at birds in action. Some of the highlights were species Black-crowned Night Heron, Green Heron, Pied-billed Grebe, Great Crested Flycatcher and Wood Ducks. An adult Green Heron set out insects for bait on the water that brought in a few prizes. It was a fun morning doing some photography with Bruce and Lee. It was an overcast day. It started to drizzle when I left early afternoon. Images were taken on August 28, 2015 in West Allis, Milwaukee County Wisconsin.

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Green Heron, adult going for the fish

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Green Heron, adult going for the fish

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Green Heron, adult gets the fish

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Green Heron, adult with fish

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Green Heron, setting out a bee for fishing bait

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Green Heron, setting out a bee for fishing bait

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Green Heron, going for the fish

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Green Heron, with the fish

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Green Heron with the fish

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Pied-billed Grebe, juv

Pied-billed Grebe, juvenile

Pied-billed Grebe, adult

Pied-billed Grebe, adult

Pied-billed Grebe, juv stretching

Pied-billed Grebe, juvenile stretching

Pied-billed Grebe, adult shaking off!

Pied-billed Grebe, adult shaking off!

Pied-billed Grebe, juv shaking off!

Pied-billed Grebe,  shaking off!

Pied-billed Grebe, adult, the yawn!

Pied-billed Grebe, the yawn!

Pied-billed Grebe, adult

Pied-billed Grebe, adult

Pied-billed Grebe, preening

Pied-billed Grebe, juvenile preening

Pied-billed Grebe, juv, stretching

Pied-billed Grebe, juvenile stretching

Grebe eating a crayfish

Pied-bill Grebe juvenile eating a crayfish

Pied-billed Grebe juv. eating a crayfish

Pied-billed Grebe juvenile eating a crayfish

Pied-billed Grebe juv. eating a crayfish

Pied-billed Grebe juvenile eating a crayfish

Pied-billed Grebe juvenile

Pied-billed Grebe juvenile

Pied-billed Grebe adult

Pied-billed Grebe adult

Green Heron, juv

Green Heron juvenile

Green Heron, juv, preening

Green Heron juvenile preening

Green Heron, juv, shaking off!

Green Heron juvenile shaking off!

Great Crested Flycatcher

Great Crested Flycatcher

Black-crowned Night Heron, adult

Black-crowned Night Heron, adult

Black-crowned Night Heron, adult

Black-crowned Night Heron, adult

Black-crowned Night Heron, adult stretching

Black-crowned Night Heron, adult stretching

Wood Ducks, adult with young

Wood Ducks, adult female with young

Wood Ducks, adult female with young

Wood Ducks, adult female with young

Green Heron at takeoff

Green Heron at takeoff

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Window to Wildlife features the photography of Jim Edlhuber. A lifelong native of Wisconsin, Jim has been photographing wildlife for 20 years. He considers himself an avid photographer and is always trying to capture nature and wildlife through his lens. He is in several photography clubs and has won numerous awards for his work. In recent years, Jim has focused mostly on birding photography and finds it to be the most challenging.

8 Responses to Birding at Greenfield Park in West Allis Wisconsin on August 28, 2015

  1. Chuck Petters says:

    Great series of photos Jim.

  2. Annie says:

    How entertaining viewing the photos . Thanks for sharing . Always a treasure to see your photos.

  3. Frank Remfrey says:

    Outstanding captures, Jim. I was fascinated by the fishing technique of the green heron. I hope the grebe didn’t choke on that crayfish!

  4. Chris rademacher says:

    I only recently learned that green backed herons set out bait. It’s wonderful to see your excellent photos of it happening. Thank you!

  5. Nan Wisherd says:

    I thought I was running out of adjectives to describe your photos, but enchanting definitely fits these great shots.

  6. Stewart says:

    Love the grebe pictures – one of my favorite birds. Such a sweet face. Thou I suppose the crab fish doesn’t think so.

  7. Amy says:

    One of my favorite spots to take photos! Great captures Jim! Thanks for sharing your talent with us. 😀 I really enjoyed the green heron fishing. I never knew they baited for their meals. How interesting. I also so a little grebe eat a giant crayfish there before & was amazed how it got they get such large things down (whole!) without choking. And your green heron & bullfrog was an amazing series of photos too! Again, can’t believe how it got such a large thing down. And I always enjoy watching the one young wood duck as it flies across the water and dives down to get food. It looks like it’s having so much fun. Did you get any good photos of the 3 young great blue herons? They were a noisy bunch, LOL. 😀

  8. Joanna says:

    I’m really worried about that white duck or is it a goose out there. I don’t think it belongs in the pond. I think someone let it go it should be on a farm?

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