|Coming soon: the Sping Creek Wild! 2016
This calendar features photographs of wildlife around Spring Creek as it flows through
Spring Creek Natural Area, Sherrill Park, Springpark, and Spring Creek Forest Preserve.
The following wild creatures are included: Barred Owl adults and chicks, Great Horned Owl and
chick, Bobcats, Green Heron, Cooper's Hawk and chicks, Red-shouldered Hawk adults and chicks,
Red-tailed Hawk, Green Heron, and Wood Ducks. The calendar is printed on premium photo paper
using a professional printer. It is a great way to show off to family and friends the
beautiful, wild creatures who share our neighborhood. Details will be available here soon.
The front cover photograph shows a Barred Owl juvenile who had just retrieved a food pellet
dropped earlier by its Dad who is watching from a tree to the right of this scene. It shows
part of the teaching owl parents give their offspring. It takes much longer for juvenile owls
to learn everything they need to know about how to be an owl than the time hawks spend with