The Quick Reference Guide to The Birds of Illinois, by Greg R. Homel, is a quick and easy to use, light-weight, durable, all-weather guide to the inspiring, incredibly varied and colorful birdlife inhabiting the State of Illinois.
Stunning digital photographs depict more than 130 species of common and notable birds, enabling users to identify nearly every bird they encounter—day or night—within the guide’s impressive area of coverage.
Designed to satisfy the needs of birders of all interest levels—especially beginning and intermediate users trying to “make sense of it all”—this beautiful and amazingly informative six-fold guide will be an indispensable companion for visitors and residents alike on all regional outings.
Whether you’re seeking a variety of colorful warblers; on a quest to see Bald Eagles near Cairo on the Mississippi Flyway; chasing spring migrants along the Ohio River; birding the region’s far-flung constellations of wildlife refuges, national forests, state parks and national historic sites; or combining birding with sightseeing or business at any season, you’ll be glad to have this booklet.
This affordable guide will serve as a lasting memento of any visit to Illinois and will conveniently fit into any daypack, pocket or glove compartment, facilitating easy field identification—whether in a Chicago garden, on a family vacation to Peoria, or embarking on a serious birding trip visiting all the best birding hotspots in The Prairie State.