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.
  • A Say's Phoebe was seen at Montrose Dunes on May 16, 2016. This is just the second record of this rare western flycatcher from Montrose. An account of this sighting can be found at my Montrose Birding Blog.
  • Two Black-necked Stilts were at Montrose Beach on May 27, 2016. An account of this sighting can be found at my Montrose Birding Blog. Black-necked Stilt is an accidental species at Montrose, with just one previous sighting.

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