Illinois River Refuges Complex Bird List
Click here to download a list of birds found on the Illinois River Refuges Complex.
Want to Report a Sighting?
Refuge staff and other volunteers make casual, irregular observations that may be posted as notes on the website. If you have an observation to report, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bird Counts Conducted by the Illinois Natural History Survey
The Illinois Natural History Survey conducts aerial surveys of waterfowl on the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers on a weekly basis during waterfowl season. Visit their website at http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/hunting/waterfowl/surveys/Pages/IRAerialSurveys.aspx to view the latest waterfowl survey on the Illinois River.