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Illinois State Bird List

Illinois


The names and sequence of the species on this list follows those of the American Ornithologists' Union, 1996.

Observer(s):__________________________Year______Month______Day____________


LOONS                                       LOCALITY

___ Red Throated Loon                  ___  ___  ___  ___
___ Pacific Loon                       ___  ___  ___  ___
___ Common Loon                        ___  ___  ___  ___

GREBES LOCALITY ___ Pied-billed Grebe ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Horned Grebe ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Red-necked Grebe ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Eared Grebe ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Western Grebe ___ ___ ___ ___
PELICANS, CORMORANTS LOCALITY ___ American White Pelican ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Double-crested Cormorant ___ ___ ___ ___
BITTERNS, HERONS LOCALITY ___ American Bittern ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Least Bittern ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Great Blue Heron ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Great Egret ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Snowy Egret ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Little Blue Heron ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Tricolored Heron ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Cattle Egret ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Green Heron ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Black-crowned Night-Heron ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Yellow-crowned Night-Heron ___ ___ ___ ___
SWANS, GEESE, DUCKS LOCALITY ___ Tundra Swan (Whistling Swan) ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Mute Swan ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Greater White-fronted Goose ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Snow Goose ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Ross' Goose ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Brant ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Canada Goose ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Wood Duck ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Green-winged Teal ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ American Black Duck ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Mallard ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Northern Pintail ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Blue-winged Teal ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Cinnamon Teal ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Northern Shoveler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Gadwall ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ American Wigeon ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Canvasback ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Redhead ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Ring-necked Duck ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Greater Scaup ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Lesser Scaup ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Harlequin Duck ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Oldsquaw ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Black Scoter ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Surf Scoter ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ White-winged Scoter ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Common Goldeneye ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Bufflehead ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Hooded Merganser ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Common Merganser ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Red-breasted Merganser ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Ruddy Duck ___ ___ ___ ___
VULTURES, HAWKS, FALCONS LOCALITY ___ Black Vulture ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Turkey Vulture ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Osprey ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Mississippi Kite ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Bald Eagle ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Northern Harrier (Marsh Hawk) ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Cooper's Hawk ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Northern Goshawk ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Red-shouldered Hawk ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Broad-winged Hawk ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Swainson's Hawk ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Red-tailed Hawk ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Rough-legged Hawk ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Golden Eagle ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ American Kestrel ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Merlin ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Peregrine Falcon ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Prairie Falcon ___ ___ ___ ___
GALLINACEOUS BIRDS LOCALITY ___ Gray Partridge ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Ring-necked Pheasant ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Greater Prairie Chicken ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Wild Turkey ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Northern Bobwhite ___ ___ ___ ___
RAILS, CRANES LOCALITY ___ Yellow Rail ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Black Rail ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ King Rail ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Virginia Rail ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Sora ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Purple Gallinule ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Common Moorhen ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ American Coot ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Sandhill Crane ___ ___ ___ ___
SHOREBIRDS LOCALITY ___ Black-bellied Plover ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ American Golden-Plover ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Semipalmated Plover ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Piping Plover ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Killdeer ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Black-necked Stilt ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ American Avocet ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Greater Yellowlegs ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Lesser Yellowlegs ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Solitary Sandpiper ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Willet ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Spotted Sandpiper ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Upland Sandpiper ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Whimbrel ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Hudsonian Godwit ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Marbled Godwit ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Ruddy Turnstone ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Red Knot ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Sanderling ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Semipalmated Sandpiper ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Western Sandpiper ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Least Sandpiper ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ White-rumped Sandpiper ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Baird's Sandpiper ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Pectoral Sandpiper ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Purple Sandpiper ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Dunlin ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Stilt Sandpiper ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Buff-breasted Sandpiper ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Ruff ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Short-billed Dowitcher ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Long-billed Dowitcher ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Common Snipe ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ American Woodcock ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Wilson's Phalarope ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Red-necked Phalarope ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Red Phalarope ___ ___ ___ ___
GULLS, TERNS LOCALITY ___ Parasitic Jaeger ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Laughing Gull ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Franklin's Gull ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Little Gull ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Bonaparte's Gull ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Ring-billed Gull ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Herring Gull ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Thayer's Gull ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Iceland Gull ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Lesser Black-backed Gull ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Glaucous Gull ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Great Black-backed Gull ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Black-legged Kittiwake ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Sabine's Gull ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Caspian Tern ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Common Tern ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Forster's Tern ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Black Tern ___ ___ ___ ___
DOVES LOCALITY ___ Rock Dove ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Mourning Dove ___ ___ ___ ___
CUCKOOS LOCALITY ___ Black-billed Cuckoo ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo ___ ___ ___ ___
OWLS LOCALITY ___ Barn Owl ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Eastern Screech-Owl ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Great Horned Owl ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Snowy Owl ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Barred Owl ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Long-eared Owl ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Short-eared Owl ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Northern Saw-whet Owl ___ ___ ___ ___
GOATSUCKERS LOCALITY ___ Common Nighthawk ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Chuck-will's-widow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Whip-poor-will
SWIFTS, HUMMINGBIRDS LOCALITY ___ Chimney Swift ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Ruby-throated Hummingbird ___ ___ ___ ___
KINGFISHERS LOCALITY ___ Belted Kingfisher ___ ___ ___ ___
WOODPECKERS LOCALITY ___ Red-headed Woodpecker ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Red-bellied Woodpecker ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Downy Woodpecker ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Hairy Woodpecker ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Northern Flicker ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Pileated Woodpecker ___ ___ ___ ___
FLYCATCHERS LOCALITY ___ Olive-sided Flycatcher ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Eastern Wood-Pewee ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Yellow-bellied Flycatcher ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Acadian Flycatcher ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Alder Flycatcher ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Willow Flycatcher ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Least Flycatcher ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Eastern Phoebe ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Great Crested Flycatcher ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Western Kingbird ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Eastern Kingbird ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ___ ___ ___ ___
LARKS LOCALITY ___ Horned Lark ___ ___ ___ ___
SWALLOWS LOCALITY ___ Purple Martin ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Tree Swallow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Northern Rough-winged Swallow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Bank Swallow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Cliff Swallow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Barn Swallow ___ ___ ___ ___
JAYS, CROWS LOCALITY ___ Blue Jay ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ American Crow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Fish Crow ___ ___ ___ ___
CHICKADEES LOCALITY ___ Black-capped Chickadee ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Carolina Chickadee ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Tufted Titmouse ___ ___ ___ ___
NUTHATCHES LOCALITY ___ Red-breasted Nuthatch ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ White-breasted Nuthatch ___ ___ ___ ___
CREEPERS LOCALITY ___ Brown Creeper ___ ___ ___ ___
WRENS LOCALITY ___ Carolina Wren ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Bewick's Wren ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ House Wren ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Winter Wren ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Sedge Wren ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Marsh Wren ___ ___ ___ ___
KINGLETS LOCALITY ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher ___ ___ ___ ___
THRUSHES LOCALITY ___ Eastern Bluebird ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Veery ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Gray-cheeked Thrush ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Swainson's Thrush ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Hermit Thrush ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Wood Thrush ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ American Robin ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Varied Thrush ___ ___ ___ ___
THRASHERS LOCALITY ___ Gray Catbird ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Northern Mockingbird ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Brown Thrasher ___ ___ ___ ___
PIPITS LOCALITY ___ American Pipit ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Sprague's Pipit ___ ___ ___ ___
WAXWINGS LOCALITY ___ Bohemian Waxwing ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Cedar Waxwing ___ ___ ___ ___
SHRIKES LOCALITY ___ Northern Shrike ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Loggerhead Shrike ___ ___ ___ ___
STARLINGS LOCALITY ___ European Starling ___ ___ ___ ___
VIREOS LOCALITY ___ White-eyed Vireo ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Bell's Vireo ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Solitary Vireo ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Yellow-throated Vireo ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Warbling Vireo ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Philadelphia Vireo ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Red-eyed Vireo ___ ___ ___ ___
WOOD WARBLERS LOCALITY ___ Blue-winged Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Golden-winged Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Tennessee Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Orange-crowned Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Nashville Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Northern Parula ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Yellow Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Chestnut-sided Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Magnolia Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Cape May Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Black-throated Blue Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Black-throated Green Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Blackburnian Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Yellow-throated Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Pine Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Prairie Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Palm Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Bay-breasted Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Blackpoll Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Cerulean Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Black-and-white Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ American Redstart ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Prothonotary Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Worm-eating Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Swainson's Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Ovenbird ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Northern Waterthrush ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Louisiana Waterthrush ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Kentucky Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Connecticut Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Mourning Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Common Yellowthroat ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Hooded Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Wilson's Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Canada Warbler ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Yellow-breasted Chat ___ ___ ___ ___
TANAGERS LOCALITY ___ Summer Tanager ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Scarlet Tanager ___ ___ ___ ___
GROSBEAKS, BUNTINGS LOCALITY ___ Northern Cardinal ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Rose-breasted Grosbeak ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Blue Grosbeak ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Indigo Bunting ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Dickcissel ___ ___ ___ ___
TOWHEES, SPARROWS LOCALITY ___ Eastern Towhee ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Bachman's Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ American Tree Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Chipping Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Clay-colored Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Field Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Vesper Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Lark Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Savannah Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Grasshopper Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Henslow's Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Le Conte's Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Fox Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Song Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Lincoln's Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Swamp Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ White-throated Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ White-crowned Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Harris' Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Dark-eyed Junco ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Lapland Longspur ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Smith's Longspur ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Snow Bunting ___ ___ ___ ___
MEADOWLARKS, BLACKBIRDS, ORIOLES LOCALITY ___ Bobolink ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Red-winged Blackbird ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Eastern Meadowlark ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Western Meadowlark ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Yellow-headed Blackbird ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Rusty Blackbird ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Brewer's Blackbird ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Common Grackle ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Brown-headed Cowbird ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Orchard Oriole ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Baltimore Oriole ___ ___ ___ ___
FINCHES LOCALITY ___ Pine Grosbeak ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Purple Finch ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ House Finch ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Red Crossbill ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ White-winged Crossbill ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Common Redpoll ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Pine Siskin ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ American Goldfinch ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Evening Grosbeak ___ ___ ___ ___
OLD WORLD SPARROWS LOCALITY ___ House Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Eurasian Tree Sparrow ___ ___ ___ ___
ADDITIONAL SPECIES OBSERVED ___________________________ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___________________________ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___________________________ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___________________________ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___________________________ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___________________________ ___ ___ ___ ___
EXOTICS ___ Trumpeter Swan ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Eastern Collared-Dove ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Monk Parakeet ___ ___ ___ ___

TOTAL NUMBER OF SPECIES OBSERVED __________________

This list was prepared by and for additional information contact:

The Illinois Audubon Society
P.O. Box 2418
Danville, IL 61834-2418
Tel.# (217) 446-5085

This resource is based on the following source:
Illinois Audubon Society.  No date.  Illinois State Bird List.  Illinois 
     Audubon Society.  Unpaginated.
This resource should be cited as:
Illinois Audubon Society.  No date.  Illinois State Bird List.  Illinois 
     Audubon Society.  Unpaginated.  Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie 
     Wildlife Research Center Online.
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.govillstate.htm 
     (Version 22MAY98).

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