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RARE BIRDS

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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 Eric Lundquist
in Re: Window-killed Cassin...
on September 08, 2014, 11:16:39 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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505 Topics

Last post by Marion Miller
in Re: Rufous Hummingbird -...
on Yesterday at 08:11:19 PM

General Discussion

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Last post by Greg Neise
in Re: new member-- glad to...
on June 03, 2014, 05:58:20 AM

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Report the day's findings here

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Last post by Fran Morel
in Re: Montrose pics - Sand...
on Today at 08:14:16 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 Benjamin Murphy
in Re: Need help with birds...
on Yesterday at 10:14:42 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 Matthew Cvetas
in Sex of this Hummingbird?
on September 12, 2014, 02:37:44 PM

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Discuss the IL Birding by County web site.

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1 Topics

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

326 Posts
63 Topics

Last post by Elliot Schunke
in Re: Breeding codes in si...
on July 09, 2014, 02:19:07 PM

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Reports from, and discussion about BCN.

30 Posts
18 Topics

Last post by jpollock
in Birders needed to monito...
on July 25, 2014, 09:32:17 AM

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

427 Posts
139 Topics

Last post by John Heneghan
in IL Prairie Chicken prese...
on September 12, 2014, 03:11:00 PM

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

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Last post by Luis Muņoz
in Re: Montrose Dunes Insec...
on Today at 08:43:22 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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86 Topics

Last post by elliot
in Chicago Region Birding T...
on June 02, 2014, 02:49:06 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.

2618 Posts
455 Topics

Last post by Benjamin Murphy
in The American Safari--Par...
on Yesterday at 10:05:19 PM

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

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Last post by Linda
in Re: Peterson Field Guide...
on July 14, 2014, 12:48:10 PM

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

320 Posts
87 Topics

Last post by Matt Wistrand
in Re: Breathable clothing ...
on August 26, 2014, 08:39:20 AM

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 Ron Skleney
in Re: IBird pro
on May 11, 2014, 11:50:37 AM

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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.

36 Posts
29 Topics

Last post by Matthew Cvetas
in Iowa & Illinois Young Bi...
on June 17, 2014, 11:05:35 AM

No New Posts Walks for New Birders (Adults) rss

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

51 Posts
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.

29 Posts
17 Topics

Last post by Keith A. McMullen
in IOS Carlyle Lake/Pelagic...
on August 12, 2014, 01:53:43 PM

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

26 Posts
13 Topics

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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86 Posts
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Last post by Robert D. Hughes
in Re: Fall Hawkwatching
on August 13, 2014, 02:59:05 PM

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