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BIRD RELATED LINKS:

CONTACTS AND LINKS FOR TECHNICAL BIRD QUESTIONS OR INFORMATION ON RELATED SUBJECTS

Forest Preserve District of Cook County
Department of Resource Management
708-771-1180

Forest Preserve District of Lake County
Lake County General Offices
847-367-6640; http://www.lcfpd.org

Bird Banding Laboratory
800-327-BAND (2263)

FOR AID TO SICK, INJURED & ORPHANED BIRDS OR OTHER WILDLIFE

Willowbrook Wildlilfe Center
525 S. Park Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
630-942-6200

Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation
Barrington, IL
847-842-8000

Barnswallow
Wauconda, IL 847-487-3606 for raptors

Chicago Bird Collision Monitors (CBCM) hotline
773-988-1867 (not a rehab center but may assist in getting birds to the above shelters)

RARE BIRD ALERTS

To report: 847-265-2117
Chicago: 847-265-2118
DuPage: 630-406-8111

LINKS TO OTHER BIRDING SITES

American Bird Conservancy: https://abcbirds.org/

American Birding Association: http://www.aba.org/birding/

Bird Conservation Network: http://bcnbirds.org

Bird-friendly Evanston: https://www.facebook.com/groups/birdfriendlyevanston/

Birdingpal:  http://birdingpal.org/     Birdingpal is a well known website for traveling birdwatchers,
with several thousand local professional birdwatching contacts and guides around the world.  

BirdSource: birding with a purpose: http://www.birdsource.org/index.html

Chicago Academy of Sciences, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum: www.naturemuseum.org/

Chicago Audubon Society (CAS): https://www.facebook.com/groups/1467626873474886/

Chicago Ornithological Society (COS): https://www.facebook.com/groups/chicagobirder/ 

Citizens Greener Evanston (CGE): https://www.facebook.com/CitizensGreenerEvanston/ 

Clark Street Beach Bird Sanctuary: https://clarkstreetbeachbirdsanctuary.org/

Field Museum of Natural History: http://www.fieldmuseum.org/

Field Museum of Natural History Rapid Color Guides  https://www.fieldmuseum.org/node/4761

Hawk Migration Association of North America  http://www.hmana.org/   Link to locations of IBSP (North Unit), Greene Valley and Ft Sheridan hawk watching sites.  Daily, monthly, and yearly hawk data are readily accessible on-line.

Illinois Audubon Society: www.illinoisaudubon.org

Illinois Birders Exchanging Thoughts (IBET): http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ILbirds/

Illinois Birders' Forum  http://www.ilbirds.com/     A site dedicated to discussions on many birding topics
regarding Illinois birds and rare bird sightings, identification discussions, posting of photographs, trip lists
and narratives, etc.  More detailed blogging type threads used by many Illinois birders.

Illinois Ornithological Society: www.illinoisbirds.org - see links to birding sites

Illinois Audubon Society: www.illinoisaudubon.org

Isabella Woods: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1949335025332412/ 

Nature Conservancy:https://www.nature.org/en-us/

Natural Habitat Evanston:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/naturalhabitatevanston/  

Partners in Flight: https://www.partnersinflight.org/

Project Snowstorm:  https://www.projectsnowstorm.org/  Track the irruptions continent-wide of Snowy Owls
tagged with GPS monitors.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Division of Bird Habitat Conservation: https://www.fws.gov/birds/about-us.php

LINKS TO TRAVEL WEBSITES:

https://www.redhillbirding.com/