The Orniphile

Birding Website
of Robert D. Hughes

Featuring Photographs and
Articles About Chicago Area Birds and Birding

What's new...

  • The Birds of Illinois lists on the Illinois Ornithological Society website have been updated to reflect taxonomic changes and recent additions and removals. The list is available for downloading as Word, RTF, Excel, and PDF documents. Go to the Birds of Illinois page on the IOS website.
  • I created a Montrose Birding Blog and a Twitter page for reporting my bird sightings from Montrose Point. Both will be updated on a regular basis.
  • A photo of Ring-necked Ducks has been added to the Photo Gallery.

Other stuff...

  • A Glossary of terms used in the Birding Montrose Point section has been added.
  • Sign my Guestbook and let me know what you think of this site.
  • The Illinois Rare Bird Documentation Form is now up. This is the online version of the standard form for documenting rare bird sightings in Illinois.