Summer Birds in Illinois

No need to travel far and wide, since some jewels will land nearby.

Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie was established 20 years ago from land that was once the Joliet Arsenal and is home to many birds, such as this Dickcissel and Goldfinch.

 

 Dickcissel at Midewin

Dickcissel at Midewin

 Goldfinch at Midewin

Goldfinch at Midewin

Morton Arboretum in Lisle has easy trails and hungry creatures such as this Oriole and Robin.

 Baltimore Oriole at Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois

Baltimore Oriole at Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois

 American Robin at Morton Arboretum

American Robin at Morton Arboretum

While looking at White Pelicans on the Kankakee River near Channahon, a Bluebird visited.

 Bluebird at Channahon, Illinois

Bluebird at Channahon, Illinois