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.
  • An adult Slaty-backed Gull was seen inside Montrose Harbor on January 30, 2016. This is a NEW species for Montrose, number 340. An account of this sighting can be found at my Montrose Birding Blog. To see a list of the birds recorded at Montrose, please refer to the Birds Recorded at Montrose Point in Chicago page.
  • 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.

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