Photos: QC Wildlife

Posted on: 6:44 pm, October 27, 2013, by , updated on: 04:23pm, March 2, 2014

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  • Robins arrived in Clinton, Iowa, 3-1-14, photo shared by Dale and Penny Blackburn

  • Eagle eating fish Tonia DeLong

  • Eagle keeping an eye on me Tonia DeLong

  • Snowy Owl seen in Lee County, Illinois near Steward. 2/10/14 (Loretta Shilling, Sterling, IL)

  • This eagle was sitting on a branch watching it snow. Taken at Lock & Dam 18 today (2-15-14), Gladstone, Illinois. Renee Russell Burlington, IA

  • Eagles soaring over lock and dam 14

  • Eagles soaring over lock and dam 14

  • Eagles soaring over lock and dam 14

  • Sure sign of spring coming when the waxwings fly in to eat the berries off of the trees. There were five robins in the tree as well. Taken 2/16 by Bob Niles of Coal Valley.

  • Photo of Bald Eagle on Concord St. near I-280 bridge. Photo by Mike Williams, Davenport, IA

  • Photo of Snowy Owl taken 2-10-2014 South of Shannon, Il. Photo taken by Rick Brant

  • A young humming bird, Taken by: Bob Niles

  • Bald Eagle on the Mississippi, photo shared 2-7-14

  • Bald Eagle along the Edwards River on 12-31-13 in Aledo, IL

  • Blue egret in sunset view photo shared 2-4-14 by abailey1018

  • icy on the river in davenport photo shared 2-3-14

  • This mature Bald Eagle was looking for his next meal high above lock and dam 15..

  • Davenport Riverfront - photo taken by Maddie Hovey.jpg

  • Davenport riverfront photo taken by Maddie Hovey of Davenport.jpg

  • geese along the Mississippi riverfrfont in Davenport - photo shared 2-1-14 by Maddie Hovey via WQAD app.jpg

  • Eagles in Fulton Illinois - photo from Kandy Cech via Facebook

  • Eagles in Fulton Illinois photo from Kandy Cech via Facebook

  • Eagle on the Rock River Saturday 1-11-14 photo from Karl Knudsen via Facebook

  • Eagle on the Rock River 1-11-14 photo from Karl Knudsen via Facebook

  • Eagle fishing on the Rock River 1-11-14 photo from Karl Knudsen via Facebook

  • Coyote south of lock and dam 14 photo shared 1-10-14 by Chuck in Pleasant Valley

  • Rock Island, photo shared by Don Davis

  • Four bucks spotted in Moline, photo shared by Charlie Owen

  • Eagle at Heritage Addition Moline 11-12-13 photo from Deb Godsil via Facebook

  • Hawk goes after turkey in QC yard, 10-31-13, photo from Gloria Kobow

  • Turkey in a QC yard, 10-31-13, photo from Gloria Kobow

  • Pelicans at Credit Island, photo from Julie Good

  • Galesburg, photo from Angie McMahill

  • Trout, photo from Iowa DNR

  • pelicans just below the dam in LeClaire, IA

  • This coyote was in our backyard in rural Viola on two separate occasions.

  • Sitting in a spruce tree near Augustana College, Rock Island on 12/1/2013

  • I now live in San Antonio, Texas here is a view off my back porch

  • This is a bald eagle outside of Viola waiting to have lunch on a dead animal in the road

  • Deer in our yard in Coal Valley, IL

  • Trees along the Rock Island Arsenal (View in full screen if possible)

  • Chipmunk in leaves, photo shared by Tammy Slater

  • Camping at Lake Odess and had a visitor for breakfast.

  • 6 swans have shown up at the bend in the river in Rapids City, IL. Sure hope they stay a while!! This was taken Dec 26, 2013

  • This lone pelican was seen today (12/28/13) at Lock and Dam 13.

  • Pelican on the Mississippi feeding on chad happened to get harassed by by one.

  • Eagle taking off down on the Rock River behind Ben Franklin's Crafts

  • Eagle flying near lock and dam 15

  • This convocation has been here for a while now. Yesterday (1/4) they seemed to be more active. Today (1/5), most of them preferred the comfort of the trees. There are SO many here...it's truly a sight to behold.

  • Eagle finds a snack near the Steel Dam in Milan

  • It seemed the swan was lunch but then.... Rock River Jan 11 2014 Milan

  • It seemed the swan was lunch but then.... Rock River Jan 11 2014 Milan

  • It seemed the swan was lunch but then.... Rock River Jan 11 2014 Milan

  • It seemed the swan was lunch but then.... Rock River Jan 11 2014 Milan

  • It seemed the swan was lunch but then.... Rock River Jan 11 2014 Milan

  • It seemed the swan was lunch but then.... Rock River Jan 11 2014 Milan

  • It seemed the swan was lunch but then.... Rock River Jan 11 2014 Milan

  • It seemed the swan was lunch but then.... Rock River Jan 11 2014 Milan

  • At the Steel Dam in Milan, the only open water for quite a while provides some good fishing. Karl Knudsen found these.

  • At the Steel Dam in Milan, the only open water for quite a while provides some good fishing. Karl Knudsen found these.

  • At the Steel Dam in Milan, the only open water for quite a while provides some good fishing. Karl Knudsen found these.

  • At the Steel Dam in Milan, the only open water for quite a while provides some good fishing. Karl Knudsen found these.

  • Lock & Dam 16, 1-12-14, taken by Melinda, shared by Amanda via Facebook

  • Scorpio, the female peregrine falcon that resides on the MidAmerican Energy building in Davenport, puts on an aerial display of her flying. Once on the brink of extinction, the peregrine falcon has rebounded extremely well and are seen up and down the Mississippi River flyway on bridges, tall buildings, and natural bluffs.

  • Taken by the lock and dam

  • Scorpio feeds her days old chick, Parker, in the nesting box atop the MidAmerican Energy building in Davenport, Iowa. The 14 year old Scorpio, a peregrine falcon, has lived in the Quad Cities since 2000.

  • Eagles on Concord

  • Eagles on Concord

  • Eagles on Concord

  • Eagles on Concord

  • Eagles on Concord

  • Eagles taken by credit island and on Concord, Davenport. IA

  • Eagles taken by credit island and on Concord, Davenport. IA

  • Eagles taken by credit island and on Concord, Davenport. IA

  • Eagles taken by credit island and on Concord, Davenport. IA

  • In Davenport, IA Credit Island

  • In Davenport, IA Credit Island

  • In Davenport, IA Credit Island

  • In Davenport, IA Credit Island

  • In Davenport, IA Credit Island

  • In Davenport, IA Credit Island

  • In Davenport, IA Credit Island

  • taken 1/12/14 in Hampton, IL

  • A mature bald eagle watches as a youngster snatches a fish from the Mississippi River below Lock and Dam 15.

  • A mature bald eagle flies below Lock and Dam 15 in search of its next meal.

  • A mature bald eagle below Lock and Dam 15.

  • eagle west of lock and dam 14 in LeClaire, Ia

  • An Eagle peering over the river at Sunset Marina.

  • TAKEN BETWEEN CREDIT ISLAND AND NAHANT MARSH IN DAVENPORT IOWA.

  • eagle watching along the Mississippi

  • eagle watching along the Mississippi

  • eagle watching along the Mississippi

  • eagle watching along the Mississippi

  • eagle watching along the Mississippi

  • This Photo is of a Buck wandering the neighborhood around Thanksgiving Lake Carroll area. Jason Mlakar

  • Photo Taken by Lake Carroll (near Mt Carroll) Jason Mlakar 1-21-14

  • Red Bellied Woodpecker and Cardinal.

  • Pheasant chasing grass hoppers last fall around the garden/backyard. submitted by Scott Forbes

  • Picture of a 10 point whitetail from my Patio submitted by Scott Forbes

Wildlife can be seen in many places in the Quad Cities. From geese on the Mississippi River to white tailed deer and everything in between.

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