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Illinois Ornithology: Ornithological Surveys of Illinois

This guide focuses primarily on the work of the Illinois Natural History Survey.

The Illinois State Laboratory of Natural History provided early documentation of bird species present in Illinois beginning in the 1800s.  The Illinois Natural History Survey has continued research on bird populations.  Published surveys are listed below.  For information about ongoing monitoring work, see the Illinois Bird Counts and Inventories page.

Alfred Gross from INHS Reports no. 14, December 1963

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