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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 james-weis
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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 Fran Morel
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on March 27, 2015, 10:14:46 AM

General Discussion

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Report the day's findings here

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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 Fran Morel
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The place to philosophize, pontificate, proselytize and ponder.

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Last post by Josh Engel
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on March 26, 2015, 08:41:36 AM

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Discuss the IL Birding by County web site.

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Last post by evanglynn
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on April 11, 2013, 12:06:16 PM

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Discuss using Cornell's eBird.

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Last post by RLShonkwiler
in Re: Burnham Park-31st St...
on March 03, 2015, 05:03:32 PM

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Reports from, and discussion about BCN.

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Last post by Greg Neise
in Wisconsin Breeding Bird ...
on March 17, 2015, 08:43:01 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 cmarsh
in Re: SE Chicago Bald Eagl...
on March 21, 2015, 11:14:25 AM

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

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Last post by steve fluett
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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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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.

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Last post by elliot
in Re: March FL rambling ma...
on March 26, 2015, 06:55:56 AM

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

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Last post by Tom
in Side Channels: A Collec...
on September 24, 2014, 12:51:34 PM

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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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Last post by Keith A. McMullen
in Re: Swarovski contacts i...
on January 29, 2015, 11:38:55 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.

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Last post by Matthew Cvetas
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on June 17, 2014, 11:05:35 AM

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Organized bird walks for people new to birding.

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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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in Evanston North Shore CBC...
on January 23, 2015, 07:18:02 AM

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Post field trip notifications here.

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on October 28, 2014, 07:37:45 PM

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

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