Peoria Audubon meets at 7:00 on the second Wednesday of every month, September through May. There are no meetings in June, July, and August. Meetings are held at Forest Park Nature Center in Peoria Heights, Illinois. (Directions are available.)
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Central Illinois Birding Forum - Local birding postings. Sign up for free daily email reports from local birders.
Illinois Birder's Forum -- Statewide forum for bird postings.
IBET (Illinois Birders Exchanging Thoughts) - Statewide forum for rare bird alerts and other birding discussions
Forest Park Nature Center -- Peoria Park District: outings and activities -- Forest Park Nature Center in Peoria Heights
McLean County Bird Page -- McLean County birding sites
Peoria Area Birding - Private local birding website dedicated to for areas "within a half-hour drive from downtown Peoria"
Peoria Academy of
Sciences -- Peoria Audubon is a member of this local
organization whose mission is to foster the appreciation of science, to
spread scientific knowledge, and to promote scientific research.
Audubon Birding Basics - Advice for the beginning birder; Online guide on becoming a better birder
Beginners Guide to Birdwatching - Basic birdwatching guide by HomeAdvisor
Beginning Bird-Watching Guides - A collection of beginning birdwatching resources in downloadable formats
Cornell All About Birds: Birding Basics - Several lessons on building birding skills including song identification
Homeowner's Guide to Identifying Birds - Multiple guides to birding from Angie's List
Birding and Conservation Organizations
National Wildlife Federation -- Protecting wildlife
Project Feederwatch -- Annual survey of birds that visit feeders
American Birding Association: Birding Magazine - Online Birding Magazine
Audubon Magazine -- Online content of National Audubon Society magazine
Indiana Audubon Society -- Includes Online birding guide
Bird Conservation Network -- Coalition of organizations in Northeast Illinois dedicated to bird conservation
Local Environmental and Conservation Groups
Friends of Rocky Glen -- Local group working to create a public park of a geologic wonder in Peoria County
Global Warming Solutions Group of Central Illinois -- Local focus on global warming information and solutions
Illinois Environmental Council -- Statewide focus on environmental issues
Promoting Birds and Wildlife in the Home
Audubon at Home -- Information useful at home; Healthy yard; Bird feeding ...
Bird Gardens - Flowers and Plants to Attract Wildlife -- Commercial
site with backyard conservation tips
Optics and Equipment Reviews & Recommendations
- Includes Retail Sites
B&H Photo-Video -- Binoculars Buying Guide; Retail purchase available
Birdwatching.com -- Equipment reviews
Optics 4 Birding -- Equipment reviews & Commercial supplier
The Binocular Site -- Independent guide for things related to binoculars; Links to retail site.
Audubon Society does not make commercial endorsements; the above links
serve as examples of information provided by retail businesses.
iBird Birding Apps - Interactive electronic bird guides to all bird species of North America for the iPhone and iPod Touch
Field Guides and References
Audubon Online Guide to North American Birds -- Highly Recommended -- Excellent online guide
Living Bird Magazine -- Free, Cornell magazine: Conservation updates, birding tips, web exclusives, multimedia
Bird Watchers Digest - Backyard Bird Identification -- Photo & audio guide to 80+ common birds
Birds of Illinois -- Several birding articles including identification photo galleries
- Real-time, online, checklist program - Connects your birding lists to
provide a rich source of data
Sun Foundation -- Illinois Central College for Environmental Sciences and Arts
Hawks in Flight Gallery - Virtual Birder photo guide; View side-by-side raptors
Ducks at a Distance -- US Fish & Wildlife Service guide to duck identification
Backyard Bird Problems -- Birding FAQs and answers from the US Fish & Wildlife Service
Avibirds -- European & Suriname on-line birding guide; Recent birding news from around world
Butterflies - North American Butterfly Association
Bird Feeding - Includes Retail Sites
BirdFeeders.com - Commercial site with information to learn about bird feeding
Wild Birds Unlimited - Commercial site with a number of learning resources
Kelly Seed - Peoria business which partners with our chapter for an annual bird seed sale
Note: Peoria Audubon Society does not make commercial endorsements; the above links serve as examples of information provided by retail businesses.
Giff Beaton Warbler Page -- Private warbler page
(Over 200 photos on page)
Bluebird - Missouri's State Bird - Facts, trivia, and activities related to the bluebird
Photographers Touch -
Becoming a Better Photographer: Multiple Photo guides, from beginning to
Local Conservation Oriented Blogs and
Wildlife Intrigued - Local birding and wildlife blog
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