The Orniphile

Photographs and Articles
About Chicago Area
Birds and Birding

What's New

  • The Montrose Frequently Asked Questions page has updated information about COVID-19 and parking and restroom availability.
  • The Magic Hedge. The Dunes. The Butterfly Garden. Do you know what these terms mean? The Montrose Glossary has descriptions of these and other terms used when referring to Montrose.
  • A juvenile Purple Gallinule delighted observers on September 23, 2020. This is just the second record for Montrose. See the Purple Gallinule post on my Montrose Birding Blog for details.
  • The About Me page contains a short biography of the author of this website.

Other Stuff

  • Need a birding guide? I offer guided birding services for Montrose Point as well as other locations in the Chicago area. Contact me at the email address below for more information. I look forward to hearing from you!
  • The Site Map contains links to each page on this website.
  • Questions or comments? Contact the website administrator, Robert D. Hughes.