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.

Other stuff...

  • The Site Map contains links to each page on this website.
  • I tallied 110 species at Montrose Point in Chicago on Tuesday, May 16, my best single day high count at Montrose since I started birding there. An account of this exciting day can be found at my Montrose Birding Blog.