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Chicago: 5/21/2021 - 5/30/2021 (Center on Map)

Chicago

White-jawed Jumping Spider (Hentzia mitrata)



Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) American Robin (Turdus migratorius) Green Heron (Butorides virescens) Bay-breasted Warbler (Setophaga castanea) Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus) Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes) Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca) Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia) White-jawed Jumping Spider (Hentzia mitrata) Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia)
Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica) Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) - Female Beetle (Beetle sp) Common Pill Woodlouse (Armadillidiidae vulgare) Midge (Midge sp) In Love Blow Fly (blowfly ssp)
Green-striped Grasshopper (Chortophaga viridifasciata) Spider (Spider ssp) Canada Warbler (Cardellina canadensis) - Female Eastern Wood-Pewee (Contopus virens) Carolina Saddlebags (Tramea carolina) Cape May Warbler (Setophaga tigrina) - Female

Trip to Chicago and closing out the Illinois Beach Resort hotel.

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Species Recorded (112)

Birds ( 103 )

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Double-crested Cormorant - Nannopterum auritum

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias
Green Heron - Butorides virescens
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Nycticorax nycticorax

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Canada Goose - Branta canadensis
Mute Swan - Cygnus olor
Red-breasted Merganser - Mergus serrator

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Red-tailed Hawk - Buteo jamaicensis

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus

Cranes ( Gruidae )
Sandhill Crane - Antigone canadensis

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Piping Plover - Charadrius melodus
Semipalmated Plover - Charadrius semipalmatus
Killdeer - Charadrius vociferus
Black-bellied Plover - Pluvialis squatarola

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius
Ruddy Turnstone - Arenaria interpres
Sanderling - Calidris alba
Dunlin - Calidris alpina
Least Sandpiper - Calidris minutilla
Semipalmated Sandpiper - Calidris pusilla
Solitary Sandpiper - Tringa solitaria

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Caspian Tern - Hydroprogne caspia
Herring Gull - Larus argentatus
Ring-billed Gull - Larus delawarensis

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura

Nighthawks and Nightjars ( Caprimulgidae )
Eastern Whip-poor-will - Antrostomus vociferus

Swifts ( Apodidae )
Chimney Swift - Chaetura pelagica

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - Archilochus colubris

( Coccyzidae )
Yellow-billed Cuckoo - Coccyzus americanus

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Northern Flicker - Colaptes auratus
Downy Woodpecker - Dryobates pubescens
Red-bellied Woodpecker - Melanerpes carolinus
Red-headed Woodpecker - Melanerpes erythrocephalus

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Olive-sided Flycatcher - Contopus cooperi
Eastern Wood-Pewee - Contopus virens
Alder Flycatcher - Empidonax alnorum
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - Empidonax flaviventris
Least Flycatcher - Empidonax minimus
Willow Flycatcher - Empidonax traillii
Acadian Flycatcher - Empidonax virescens
Great Crested Flycatcher - Myiarchus crinitus
Eastern Kingbird - Tyrannus tyrannus

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica
Cliff Swallow - Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Purple Martin - Progne subis
Bank Swallow - Riparia riparia
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Tree Swallow - Tachycineta bicolor

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
American Crow - Corvus brachyrhynchos
Blue Jay - Cyanocitta cristata

Chickadees and Titmice ( Paridae )
Black-capped Chickadee - Poecile atricapillus

Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers ( Sylviidae )
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Veery - Catharus fuscescens
Gray-cheeked Thrush - Catharus minimus
Swainson's Thrush - Catharus ustulatus
American Robin - Turdus migratorius

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Gray Catbird - Dumetella carolinensis
Brown Thrasher - Toxostoma rufum

Waxwings ( Bombycillidae )
Cedar Waxwing - Bombycilla cedrorum

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
European Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

Vireos ( Vireonidae )
Warbling Vireo - Vireo gilvus
Red-eyed Vireo - Vireo olivaceus
Philadelphia Vireo - Vireo philadelphicus

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Canada Warbler - Cardellina canadensis
Wilson's Warbler - Cardellina pusilla
Mourning Warbler - Geothlypis philadelphia
Common Yellowthroat - Geothlypis trichas
Nashville Warbler - Leiothlypis ruficapilla
Connecticut Warbler - Oporornis agilis
Ovenbird - Seiurus aurocapilla
Northern Parula - Setophaga americana
Bay-breasted Warbler - Setophaga castanea
Blackburnian Warbler - Setophaga fusca
Magnolia Warbler - Setophaga magnolia
Chestnut-sided Warbler - Setophaga pensylvanica
Yellow Warbler - Setophaga petechia
American Redstart - Setophaga ruticilla
Blackpoll Warbler - Setophaga striata
Cape May Warbler - Setophaga tigrina
Black-throated Green Warbler - Setophaga virens
Golden-winged Warbler - Vermivora chrysoptera
Blue-winged Warbler - Vermivora cyanoptera

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Northern Cardinal - Cardinalis cardinalis
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Lincoln's Sparrow - Melospiza lincolnii
Song Sparrow - Melospiza melodia
Savannah Sparrow - Passerculus sandwichensis
Eastern Towhee - Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Chipping Sparrow - Spizella passerina

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Red-winged Blackbird - Agelaius phoeniceus
Baltimore Oriole - Icterus galbula
Orchard Oriole - Icterus spurius
Brown-headed Cowbird - Molothrus ater
Common Grackle - Quiscalus quiscula
Eastern Meadowlark - Sturnella magna

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
European Goldfinch - Carduelis carduelis
House Finch - Haemorhous mexicanus
American Goldfinch - Spinus tristis

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus

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