Birding Montrose Point
Birds Recorded at Montrose Point in Chicago
This is a list of the birds that have been recorded at Montrose Point in Chicago. The list is based on historical records and verified eBird sightings. The total as of November 2018 is 343. Status information updated in October 2018.
Recent additions
 Longtailed Jaeger (Date of observation: September 9, 2018)
 Blackbellied WhistlingDuck (Date of observation: August 17, 2016)
 Neotropic Cormorant (Date of observation: May 27, 2016)
Status Information*
R (Regular) = Species for which there are records in at least eight of the past ten years
C (Casual) = Species for which there are accepted records in three to seven of the past ten years
A (Accidental) = Species for which there are accepted records in no more than two of the past ten years
List of Birds
Waterfowl (38)
Gallinaceous Birds (1)
Grebes (5)
Columbids (4)
Cuckoos (3)
Nightjars (2)
Swifts (1)
Hummingbirds (1)
Rails and Cranes (9)
Stilts and Avocets (2)
Plovers (6)
Sandpipers (30)
Jaegers (2)
Gulls (19)
Terns (7)

Loons (3)
Suliforms (3)
Pelicans (2)
Herons (12)
Vultures (1)
Diurnal Birds of Prey (12)
Owls (7)
Kingfishers (1)
Woodpeckers (6)
Falcons (3)
Parrots (1)
Flycatchers (14)
Shrikes (2)
Vireos (7)
Corvids (3)
Larks (1)
Swallows (7)
Parids (2)
Nuthatches (2)
Creepers (1)
Wrens (7)
Gnatcatchers (1)
Kinglets (2)
Thrushes (9)

Mimids (5)
Starlings (1)
Waxwings (1)
Old World Sparrows (2)
Pipits (1)
Finches (9)
Longspurs and Snow Bunting (3)
Sparrows (24)
Chats (1)
Icterids (11)
Warblers (38)
Cardinalids (8)
Total: 343 speciesHypotheticals
Exotics

Compiled by Geoffrey Williamson, John Purcell, and Robert Hughes
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