The Orniphile

Birding Website
of Robert D. Hughes

Featuring Photographs and
Articles About Chicago Area Birds and Birding

What's New

  • An Ancient Murrelet delighted birders on November 9 and 10. This is a first for Montrose and just the fourth record for Illinois. Follow this link to read about the sighting on my Montrose Birding Blog – Montrose Ancient Murrelet.
  • Migration is over. Time to start thinking about rare gulls, Snowy Owls, and other winter birds. Check the Montrose eBird Hotspot for the latest sightings.

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