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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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Discuss the IL Birding by County web site.

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Discuss using Cornell's eBird.

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Reports from, and discussion about BCN.

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

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A public Google hybrid map showing Illinois birding locations.

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Detail good places to bird, include maps and links.

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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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Organized bird walks for people new to birding.

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Post field trip notifications here.

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