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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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Use this area to report sightings of uncommon, out-of-season, or out-of-range (locally) birds.

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The place to philosophize, pontificate, proselytize and ponder.

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

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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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Last post by Greg Neise
in Illinois Rarities Map
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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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Discuss and recommended field guides, audio, video and other reference material.

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

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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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Organized bird walks for people new to birding.

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Listings, details and discussion

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Post field trip notifications here.

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Bird club meeting announcements and programs

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