The Orniphile

Birding Website
of Robert D. Hughes

Featuring Photographs and
Articles About Chicago Area Birds and Birding

What's New

  • A Long-billed Dowitcher, only the second record for Montrose, made a brief appearance at Montrose Beach on September 11. To read about this sighting, see my Montrose Birding Blog — Long-billed Dowitcher
  • A Western Kingbird was at Montrose on September 4. An account of this rare flycatcher can be found at my Montrose Birding Blog — Western Kingbird
  • Passerine migration is in full swing. Numbers of warblers, flycatchers, thrushes, and other songbirds are being seen daily at Montrose.

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