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Eastern Screech Owl in Illinois: Photo by Matt Zuro

Welcome to our comprehensive birding guide for Illinois! Whether you’re an experienced birder or just starting your journey into birdwatching, our platform is your portal to discovering the diverse avian wonders of the Prairie State. We provide curated resources and guides tailored to the unique bird species and habitats found within Illinois’ diverse landscapes. From the rolling prairies of the central region to the scenic woodlands of the Shawnee National Forest, explore the rich birdlife of Illinois and embark on unforgettable birdwatching adventures in this vibrant Midwestern state.