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Birds

Lake Katherine is a popular location for birders who often include their reports on IBET (Illinois Birders Exchanging Thoughts). The following is a selection of birds that have been reported here at Lake Katherine. Click on the bird for a photo and description.

Common-Loon
Pied-Billed-Grebe
American-White-Pelican
Double-Crested-Cormorant
American-Bittern
Great-Blue-Heron
Black-Crowned-Night-Heron
Mute-Swan
Trumpeter-Swan
Canada-Goose
Wood-Duck
Green-Winged-Teal
Mallard
Northern-Pintail
Blue-Winged-Teal
Northern-Shoveler
Gadwall
American-Wigeon
Canvasback
Ring-Necked-Duck
Greater-Scaup
Lesser-Scaup
Harlequin
Common-Goldeneye
Bufflehead
Turkey-Vulture
Osprey
Bald-Eagle
Cooper's-Hawk
Red-Shouldered-Hawk
American-Kestrel
Sora
Common-Moorhen
American-Coot
Sandhill-Crane
Killdeer
Spotted-Sandpiper
Common-Snipe
American-Woodcock
Ring-Billed-Gull
Herring-Gull
Caspian-Tern
Common-Tern
Rock-Dove
Mourning-Dove
Eastern-Screech-Owl
Great-Horned-Owl
Common-Nighthawk
Whip-poor-will
Ruby-Throated-Hummingbird
Belted-Kingfisher
Downy-Woodpecker
Hairy-Woodpecker
Northern-Flicker
Eastern-Wood-Pewee
Willow-Flycatcher
Eastern-Kingbird
Bank-Swallow
Barn-Swallow
Blue-Jay
American-Crow
Black-Capped-Chickadee
Red-Breasted-Nuthatch
White-Breasted-Nuthatch
Brown-Creeper
Winter-Wren
Marsh-Wren
Golden-Crowned-Kinglet
Ruby-Crowned-Kinglet
American-Robin
Gray-Catbird
Brown-Thrasher
Cedar-Waxwing
European-Starling
White-Eyed-Vireo
Blue-Winged-Warbler
Nashville-Warbler
Yellow-Warbler
Chestnut-Sided-Warbler
Yellow-Rumped-Warbler
Palm-Warbler
Ovenbird
Scarlet-Tanager
Northern-Cardinal
Indigo-Bunting
Dark-Eyed-Junco
Red-Winged-Blackbird
Common-Grackle
Brown-Headed-Cowbird
American-Goldfinch


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