Illinois

Bohlen, H. David. 1978. An annotated check-list of the Birds of Illinois. Illinois State Museum, Popular Science Series, Vol. IX. Springfield, Illinois.

Bohlen, H. David. 1989. The Birds of Illinois. Indiana University Press.
Bloomington, Indiana.

Cory, Charles B. 1909. The Birds of Illinois and Wisconsin. Field Museum of Natural History Publication 131, Zoological Series, Vol. IX. Chicago, Illinois.

Gault, Benjamin T. 1922. Check List of the Birds of Illinois. Illinois Audubon Society. Chicago, Illinois.

Ridgway, Robert. 1889. The Ornithology of Illinois, Vol. I. Illinois Natural History Survey, Springfield, Illinois.

Ridgway, Robert. 1895. The Ornithology of Illinois, Vol. II. Illinois Natural History Survey, Springfield, Illinois.

Smith, Harry R. and Paul W. Parmalee. 1955. A Distributional Check List of the Birds of Illinois. Popular Science Series Vol. IV. Illinois State Museum and the Illinois Audubon Society. Springfield, Illinois.

Chicagoland

Clark, Charles T. and Margaret M. Nice. 1950. William Dreuth's Study of Bird Migration in Lincoln Park, Chicago. Chicago Academy of Sciences, Special Publication No. 8. Chicago, Illinois.

Ford, Edward R. 1956. Birds of the Chicago Region. Chicago Academy 
of Sciences, Special Publication No. 12. Chicago, Illinois.


Ford, Edward R. and Colin C. Sanborn, C. Blair Coursen. 1934. 
Birds of the Chicago Region. Program of Activities of the Chicago Academy of Sciences, Vol. 5, Nos. 2-3, pp. 17-80. Chicago, Illinois.


Mlodinow, Steven. 1984. Chicago Area Birds. Chicago Review Press.

Nelson, Edward W. 1876. Birds of Northeastern Illinois.
Bulletin of the Essex Institute. Vol. 8 Nos. 9-12:90-155.


Smith, Ellen Thorne. 1958, revised 1972. Chicagoland Birds - where and when to find them. Field Museum of Natural History. Chicago, Illinois.

Swink, Floyd. 1976, A Finding List of the Birds of the Morton Arboretum.
The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois.

Woodruff, Frank M. 1907. The Birds of the Chicago Area. The Chicago Academy of Sciences, Bulletin No. 6 of the Natural History Survey.

Springfield

Eifert, Virginia S. 1941. Birds in Your Backyard. Illinois State Museum Popular Science Series, Vol. II. Springfield, Illinois.

Bohlen, H. David. 2010. A Study of the Birds of Sangamon County, Illinois 1970-2010.
Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Illinois.

St. Louis and the Metro-East Area


Anderson, Richard A. and Paul E. Bauer. 1968. A Guide to Finding Birds 
in the St. Louis Area. Webster Groves Nature Study Society. Webster Groves, Missouri.

Jones, Sterling P. 1947 revised. Migratory and Permanent Resident Birds in the St. Louis Region. Webster Groves Nature Study Society. Webster Groves, Missouri.

Nature Notes - Journal of the Webster Groves Nature Study Society.
Vol. 1-85. 1929-2013. Webster Groves, Missouri.

Webster Groves Nature Study Society. 1995, revised 1998. Birds of the St. Louis Area - where and when to find them. Webster Groves Nature Study Society. Webster Groves, Missouri.

Wilhelm, Eugene J. Jr. 1958. Birds of the St. Louis Area.
St. Louis Audubon Society, St. Louis, Missouri.


Southern Illinois

Bennett, Esther. 1952. Check List of Birds of Southern Illinois.
Southern Illinois University. Carbondale, Illinois.

George, William G. 1968. Check List of Birds of Southern Illinois.
Southern Illinois University. Carbondale, Illinois

Robinson, W. Douglas. 1996. Southern Illinois Birds - An Annotated List and Site Guide. Southern Illinois University Press. Carbondale, Illinois.
Illinois Birds Series

Graber, Richard R. and Jean W. Graber, Ethelyn L. Kirk. Illinois Birds: Mimidae. Biological Notes No. 68, Illinois Natural History Survey, Urbana, Illinois, September 1970.

Graber, Richard R. and Jean W. Graber, Ethelyn L. Kirk. Illinois Birds: Turdidae. Biological Notes No. 75, Illinois Natural History Survey, Urbana, Illinois, November 1971.


Graber, Richard R. and Jean W. Graber, Ethelyn L. Kirk. Illinois Birds: Hirundinidae. Biological Notes No. 80, Illinois Natural History Survey, Urbana, Illinois, August 1972.

Graber, Richard R. and Jean W. Graber, Ethelyn L. Kirk. Illinois Birds: Laniidae. Biological Notes No. 83, Illinois Natural History Survey, Urbana, Illinois, June 1973.

Graber, Richard R. and Jean W. Graber, Ethelyn L. Kirk. Illinois Birds: Tyrannidae. Biological Notes No. 86, Illinois Natural History Survey, Urbana, Illinois, February 1974.

Graber, Jean W. and Richard R. Graber, Ethelyn L. Kirk. Illinois Birds: Picidae. Biological Notes No. 102, Illinois Natural History Survey, Urbana, Illinois, September 1977.

Graber, Jean W. and Richard R. Graber, Ethelyn L. Kirk. Illinois Birds: Ciconiiformes. Biological Notes No. 109, Illinois Natural History Survey, Urbana, Illinois, August 1978.

Graber, Jean W. and Richard R. Graber, Ethelyn L. Kirk. Illinois Birds: Sylviidae. Biological Notes No. 110, Illinois Natural History Survey, Urbana, Illinois, July 1979.

Graber, Jean W. and Richard R. Graber, Ethelyn L. Kirk. Illinois Birds: Wood Warblers. Biological Notes No. 118, Illinois Natural History Survey, Urbana, Illinois, April 1983.

Graber, Jean W. and Richard R. Graber, Ethelyn L. Kirk. Illinois Birds: Vireos. Biological Notes No. 124, Illinois Natural History Survey, Urbana, Illinois, August 1985.

Graber, Jean W. and Richard R. Graber, Ethelyn L. Kirk. Illinois Birds: Corvidae. Biological Notes No. 126, Illinois Natural History Survey, Urbana, Illinois, March 1987.


Seasonal Report
(1974-1984)

Seasonal Report. No. 1-41. 1974-1984. Springfield, Illinois.
Field Notes, published quarterly within the Illinois Audubon Bulletin, and the Seasonal Report, published quarterly by the Illinois Department of Conservation, Avian Ecology, Natural Heritage Section, Division of Forest Resources & Natural Heritage, were prepared by Vernon M. Kleen. The data presented in the two publications are essentially, if not exactly the same.

Illinois Audubon Bulletin. No. 170-210. 1974-1984. Illinois Audubon Society. Chicago, Illinois.


Illinois Birds and Birding
(1984-1991)

Illinois Birds and Birding. Vol. 1-7. 1984-1991. Illinois Audubon Society. Chicago, Illinois.

Meadowlark - Journal of Illinois Birds
(1991-2015)

Meadowlark - Journal of Illinois Birds. Vol. 1-24. 1991-2015. Illinois Ornithological Society.


Bird-Lore/Audubon Magazine (1899-1946)


Bird-Lore. Vol. 1-42. 1899-1940. National Audubon Society. New York.
Audubon Magazine. Vol. 43-48. 1941-1946. National Audubon Society. New York.


Audubon Field Notes/North American Birds (1947-2017)


Audubon Field Notes. Vol. 1-24. 1947-1970. National Audubon Society. New York.
American Birds. Vol. 25-48. 1971-1994. National Audubon Society. New York.
Field Notes. Vol. 48-52. 1994-1998. American Birding Association. Colorado Springs, Colorado.
North American Birds. Vol. 53-70. 1999-2017. American Birding Association. Cape Charles, Virginia.