The Orniphile

Birding Website
of Robert D. Hughes

Featuring Photographs and
Articles About Chicago Area Birds and Birding

What's new...

  • Photos of a Snowy Owl and Sandhill Cranes have been added to the photo gallery.
  • The Birds of Illinois series has been updated to reflect changes in taxonomy and additions and changes to the list of birds recorded in Illinois.
  • A juvenile Long-tailed Jaeger was seen at Montrose on September 9, 2018. This is a new species for Montrose, number 343. To see a list of the birds that have been recorded there, refer to the Birds Recorded at Montrose Point in Chicago page.

Other stuff...