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Backyard Birds

Birds of Prey

Blackbirds

Countryside Birds

Ducks

Flycatchers

Geese

Gulls and Terns

Herons, Egrets and Cranes

Shorebirds

Shrikes and Vireos

Sparrows

Swallows, Swifts and Purple Martins

Swans, Pelicans and Cormorants

Urban and Nuisance Birds

Warblers

Wild turkey, Bobwhite, Pheasant, Prairie Chicken and Rails

Woodland songbirds

Woodpeckers


American goldfinch



Common Baby Birds:

Here's tough one. What kind of duckling is this?

This is a page of photographs to help you sort out nature's nursery.

Rare Visitors:

Harlequin duck, 12/25/2005

 

Related Topics:

The trouble with cowbirds

Hummingbird tips and photos




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hotographs copyright: Chris Young and Jane Seitz, The Illinois Raptor Center. Others pictures are used courtesy of Dennis Oehmke, Kanae Hirabayashi or The State Journal-Register in Springfield. The primary reference for this guide is: The Birds of Illinois by H. David Bohlen, asst. curator zoology, the Illinois State Museum. It is used with the author's permission. Other sources will be noted in the text. No pictures from this website may be use without specific permission from the owners of this website.
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