* July 16, 2010
- Species Mentioned (Caps denote a review list species):
This is the Rare Bird Report for July 16, 2010.
Compiler: Sulli Gibson. Email: sulli.gibson AT gmail.com
Species in ALL CAPITAL LETTERS ARE REVIEW LIST SPECIES. Details of these sightings are desired by the Illinois Ornithological Records Committee. Careful observation, not ornithological expertise, is the only requirement for submitting data. For details and pointers, see:http://www.illinoisbirds.org/iorc.html
Rare Bird Alert Archives:http://www.illinoisbirds.org/illinois_rare_bird_alert.html
NEOTROPIC CORMORANT: Cook Co (North) - 1 is still present at the SE corner of Burnham Prairie Marsh and was last observed on 7/10/10 (Joe Lill).
The bird has been there for many weeks now.
ANHINGA: Johnson Co (South) - 3 were seen at Michael Wolff Memorial Wetlands located at the Marshall Ridge Access, down the road from the Cache headquarters in Belknap, Illinois on 7/15/10 (Matt Mckim-Louder). They have been in the area the whole summer, but this is the first accessible location that has been found.
WHITE IBIS: Monroe Co (South) - 1 has been seen near the intersection of Mitchie and Levee Roads since 6/29/10 (Carl Daubach). It was last spotted on 7/10/10 (David Becher). As time goes on, people are having more of a hard time locating the bird. Mornings and evenings seem to be more productive.
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