Suburban habitats: Readers' photos of local wildlife

 
 
Updated 9/17/2018 6:54 AM
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Some of the best photos from the Daily Herald Suburban Wildlife page on Facebook.

A young turkey vulture in McHenry County in August, 2018.
A young turkey vulture in McHenry County in August, 2018.
Photo courtesy of Leo Estrada
Sandhill cranes flying in Bartlett.
Sandhill cranes flying in Bartlett.
Photo courtesy of Dave Soderstrom
A Monarch butterfly in McLean Len Forest Preserve in South Elgin.
A Monarch butterfly in McLean Len Forest Preserve in South Elgin.
Photo courtesy of Gordon Garcia
A Northern water snake in Big Bend Lake in Des Plaines.
A Northern water snake in Big Bend Lake in Des Plaines.
Photo courtesy of Jean Tookey
A family of blue jays in Arlington Heights.
A family of blue jays in Arlington Heights.
Photo courtesy of Kelly Kulas
A caterpillar seen on a milkweed plant in Arlington Heights.
A caterpillar seen on a milkweed plant in Arlington Heights.
Photo courtesy of Ken Simpson
Redtail hawk seen on a roof in Crystal Lake.
Redtail hawk seen on a roof in Crystal Lake.
Photo courtesy of Renate Bimbi
A turkey vulture in Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve in Deer Park.
A turkey vulture in Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve in Deer Park.
Photo courtesy of Joie Stavroplus
A chipmunk at River Trails Nature Center in Northbrook.
A chipmunk at River Trails Nature Center in Northbrook.
Photo courtesy of Mike Zarnek
A coyote seen resting in a Glen Ellyn yard.
A coyote seen resting in a Glen Ellyn yard.
Photo courtesy of Rita Zapel Boserup
A ruby-throated hummingbird in Glenview.
A ruby-throated hummingbird in Glenview.
Photo courtesy of George LeClaire
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