Greater prairie chicken displaying. Photo by GregTheBusker / Wikimedia.

10 Highlight Birds of Illinois

1. American White Pelican A relatively new addition to Illinois avifauna, the American white pelican now migrates through the state along large rivers, sometimes stopping on lakes and other large reservoirs to rest and feed. Birders have observed as many as 4,500 pelicans at one time gathered along the Illinois River. This mostly white bird […]

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