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PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE YOU POST: Use this space for Rare Bird Alerts only. If you're not sure that your sighting warrants an RBA, please consult our Rare Bird List.

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Last post by Robert D. Hughes
in Re: Eurasian wigeon - Fu...
on April 09, 2014, 09:23:48 AM

Child Boards: ILRBA Text Message Group, IL RBA Archives, Regional RBA
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Use this area to report sightings of uncommon, out-of-season, or out-of-range (locally) birds.

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Last post by Greg Neise
in Smith's Longspurs - Cook...
on April 15, 2014, 02:30:02 PM

General Discussion

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Last post by Matthew Cvetas
in Re: Hybrids
on March 10, 2014, 11:17:27 AM

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Report the day's findings here

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Last post by Brendon Lake
in April in Kane County
on Yesterday at 08:39:16 PM

Child Boards: Surrounding States eBird Notable Sightings
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Discuss identification tips, submit photos of birds you can't ID, or make a photo quiz.

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Last post by Jose
in Female Ring Necked Duck ...
on Yesterday at 08:13:32 PM

Child Boards: IBF ID Challenge!
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The place to philosophize, pontificate, proselytize and ponder.

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Last post by Rhonda R
in Re: radar tonight April ...
on April 11, 2014, 06:50:37 AM

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Discuss the IL Birding by County web site.

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Last post by evanglynn
in Re: ANNOUNCING: a new re...
on April 11, 2013, 12:06:16 PM

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Discuss using Cornell's eBird.

Moderator: Craig Taylor

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Last post by Susan Szeszol
in Re: European Goldfinch S...
on April 08, 2014, 04:47:52 PM

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Reports from, and discussion about BCN.

29 Posts
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Last post by mlmellon
in BCN Population Trends Br...
on March 20, 2014, 08:16:26 AM

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Discuss conservation issues here. Should be related to local birds, or topics that would interest birders.

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Last post by Dan Williams
in Re: 2014 Vacant Illinois...
on March 26, 2014, 05:25:59 PM

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Bugs, bats, flowers, herps and fishes ... in sub-boards.

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Last post by Jim Wiker
in Re: Help with comma id
on Yesterday at 09:05:37 PM

Child Boards: Dragonflies, Butterflies & Moths, Reptiles, Amphibians and Fishes, Mammals, Flowers, Plants and Trees

Resources

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A public Google hybrid map showing Illinois birding locations.

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Last post by Greg Neise
in Illinois Rarities Map
on March 15, 2011, 01:09:07 PM

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Detail good places to bird, include maps and links.

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85 Topics

Last post by Rhonda R
in Re: Help finding large h...
on April 03, 2014, 02:30:38 PM

Child Boards: Bird Finding, Chicago Area, Northern Illinois (outside Chicago), Central Illinois, Southern Illinois, Mississippi Flyway
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Links to other birding and natural history sites.

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From Colorado to Kenya, if you're an Illinois birder headed out, just come back...or if leading a trip abroad, this is the place to talk about it.

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422 Topics

Last post by Matthew Cvetas
in Re: Birding near Palm Sp...
on Yesterday at 07:58:08 PM

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Discuss and recommended field guides, audio, video and other reference material.

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44 Topics

Last post by Fran Morel
in Re: Sibley's 2nd edition...
on March 17, 2014, 11:15:36 AM

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Discuss and recommend optics, radios, clothing etc. This is also where you can sell your used equipment.

310 Posts
84 Topics

Last post by Amar Ayyash
in Re: Nikon D90 & 70-300 V...
on February 23, 2014, 04:18:49 PM

Beginner's Corner

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Resources, I.D. tip sheets, good books for beginners, product reviews, good places/preserves for new birders to get experience viewing a variety of birds.

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Last post by Steve Gent
in Re: IBird pro
on August 14, 2013, 02:59:11 PM

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Reviews of bird books targeted to kids, special events/bird walks for families with kids, at-home activities for families interested in birding.

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Last post by Matthew Cvetas
in ILYB at Family Science D...
on February 13, 2014, 08:40:01 AM

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Organized bird walks for people new to birding.

25 Posts
22 Topics

Last post by Ron Skleney
in Birding at Willowbrook 2...
on April 11, 2012, 11:33:07 AM

Events

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Listings, details and discussion

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23 Topics

Last post by Geoffrey A. Williamson
in Lisle-Arboretum CBC, 15 ...
on January 25, 2014, 06:59:47 PM

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Post field trip notifications here.

28 Posts
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Last post by Sam Burckhardt
in COS late April Emiquon F...
on March 26, 2014, 01:30:25 PM

Child Boards: Past Field Trips
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Bird club meeting announcements and programs

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Last post by Matthew Cvetas
in Re: I am want to meet a ...
on January 15, 2014, 03:01:15 PM

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Last post by jpollock
in Gardening for Birds and ...
on April 10, 2014, 12:42:11 PM

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