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Simplified Ornithology|The Effects of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill on Marine Bird Populations in Prince William Sound June 27, 2017 Lucas Rot During the night of March 24, 1989, Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker en route to Long Beach, California struck the […] Midewin National Tall Grass Prairie WBC trip report June 19, 2017 Oliver […]

September ILYB trip

HI! This is Simon, posting for ILYB in the Calumet area of Chicago. Today, Sept. 10, ILYB started our day at Eggers Grove. Right off the bat we had a Red-eyed Vireo and several warbler species, including Northern Parula and Tennessee Warbler. Next, we went to the marshy pond where […]

2nd annual ILYB Symposium

Yesterday, we went to Ryerson Conservation Area to attend the 2nd annual ILYB Symposium. Me and Lucas Rot got there a little early so we did a little birding before the official walk, right off the bat, we had a flyover Pileated Woodpecker and numerous unidentified small passerines! At 7:30 AM […]