I was looking at our Facebook page yesterday and the story about the Eagle's nest in Kirkland. By the way, I didn't know "birding" was a word.

White-tailed sea-eagle, Haliaeetus albicilla

You people sure do love your bird sightings, wow.

I can remember when I first started here and learning about the amount of people that were watched the eagles nest live cam, just insane. So I was wondering what I could do to help you bird loving people.

According to Trails here are the Top 10 Bird Sighting Locations in Illinois:

  • Mississippi Palisades State Park - Savanna
  • Starved Rock and Matthiessen State Parks - Ottawa
  • Chain O' Lakes State Park - Rosecrans
  • Sugar River Forest Preserve and Alder Tract - Right here, in Rockford
  • Crabtree Nature Center, Palatine Marsh, and Vicinity - Barrington
  • Montrose Harbor, Magic Hedge, Lincoln Park Bird Sanctuary, & Belmont Harbor - Chicago
  • Kankakee River State Park, Momence Wetlands, and Sod Farms - Kankakee
  • Moraine View State Park - LeRoy
  • Siloam Springs State Park - Quincy
  • Carlyle Lake and Eldon Hazlet State Park - Salem

I do have some amazing bird feedings in my backyard. Not nearly as cool as these places thought. I have Cardinals, Woodpeckers, Finches, a Bluejay every once in a while.



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