CHECKLIST OF THE BIRDS OF CARLYLE LAKE
Clinton, Bond and Fayette County, Illinois

Updated
- May 19, 2019

Spring Migration (mid February - early June)
Nesting Season/Dispersal
(May - August)
Fall Migration
(late June - mid December)
Winter Season
(mid December - mid February)

Common
- occurs regularly and in considerable numbers, easy to observe
Fairly Common
- occurs regularly, but in smaller numbers, easy to observe
Uncommon
- occurs regularly, usually in small numbers, may be missed
Rare - occurs less regularly, usually in small numbers, likely to be missed
Very Rare - occurs irregularly or out of season, likely to be missed
Vagrant - storm driven or beyond the normal range for this species
* - status unresolved

Edward F. Steinhauer Collection ISM circa 1887-1930
C. B. Vandercook nesting records circa 1922
Family Anatidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
 1. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck   r r   September 13, 2018
 2. Snow Goose c cripples c c May 11, 2019
 3. Ross's Goose c cripples c c March 23, 2019
 4. Greater White-fronted Goose c cripples c c March 16, 2019
 5. Brant     vagrant   October 27, 2001
 6. Cackling Goose u   u u February 23, 2019
 7. Canada Goose c fc c c May 19, 2019
 8. Mute Swan - feral r r r r March 10, 2019
 9. Trumpeter Swan u vr r u March 10, 2019
10. Tundra Swan r   r r March 10, 2019
11. Wood Duck fc fc fc r May 19, 2019
12. Blue-winged Teal c u c vr May 19, 2019
13. Cinnamon Teal r       April 24, 2018
14. Northern Shoveler c   c fc May 12, 2019
15. Gadwall c   c u May 12, 2019
16. Eurasian Wigeon vagrant   vagrant   June 5, 2015
17. American Wigeon fc   fc u May 12, 2019
18. Mallard c fc c c May 19, 2019
19. American Black Duck u   u u February 23, 2019
20. Mottled Duck r r r   May 19, 2019
21. Northern Pintail c   c u March 10, 2019
22. Green-winged Teal c   c u May 4, 2019
23. Canvasback c   c fc April 7, 2019
24. Redhead c   c u May 19, 2019
25. Ring-necked Duck c   c u April 7, 2019
26. Greater Scaup fc   fc fc May 12, 2019
27. Lesser Scaup c   c fc May 19, 2019
28. King Eider         Steinhauer - unlabelled specimen
29. Harlequin Duck       vr December 30, 2017
30. Surf Scoter u   u r January 6, 2019
31. White-winged Scoter r   u r March 30, 2019
32. Black Scoter vr   r vr December 15, 2018
33. Long-tailed Duck r   u r January 7, 2018
34. Bufflehead fc   fc u April 28, 2019
35. Common Goldeneye fc   fc c April 20, 2019
36. Barrow's Goldeneye vr       March 28, 2015
37. Hooded Merganser fc u c fc May 5, 2019
38. Common Merganser u   u c May 11, 2019
39. Red-breasted Merganser c     c u April 19, 2019
40. Ruddy Duck c   c u May 12, 2019
Family Odontophoridae spring nesting fall winter most recent
41. Northern Bobwhite fc - vocal fc - vocal u- silent u - silent May 19, 2019
Family Phasianidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
42. Ring-necked Pheasant - feral and controlled hunt birds feral feral feral feral April 22, 2019
43. Ruffed Grouse         Steinhauer specimens 1889
44. Greater Prairie-Chicken - dispersals from managed Marion County flock dispersal        May 23, 2016
45. Wild Turkey - reintroduced fc fc fc fc May 19, 2019
Family Podicipedidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
46. Pied-billed Grebe fc r c r May 18, 2019
47. Horned Grebe u   c r March 30, 2019
48. Red-necked Grebe vr   r   April 24, 2018
49. Eared Grebe r   r   November 4, 2018
50. Western Grebe vr vagrant r   October 27, 2013
Family Columbidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
51. Rock Pigeon - feral c - local c - local c - local c - local May 19, 2019
52. Eurasian Collared-Dove - feral fc fc fc fc May 19, 2019
53. Passenger Pigeon - extinct         Steinhauer - May 20, 1893
54. White-winged Dove vagrant         April 25, 2018
55. Mourning Dove c c c c May 19, 2019
Family Cuculidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
56. Yellow-billed Cuckoo fc fc fc   May 19, 2019
57. Black-billed Cuckoo r r r   September 23, 2018
Family Caprimulgidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
58. Common Nighthawk fc u - local fc   May 11, 2019
59. Chuck-will's-widow vr       May 8, 2004
60. Eastern Whip-poor-will - local population crash due to bush honeysuckle r r vr   April 28, 2018
Family Apodidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
61. Chimney Swift c c c   May 19, 2019
Family Trochilidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
62. Ruby-throated Hummingbird c c c   May 19, 2019
Family Rallidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
63. Yellow Rail vr       April 23, 2006
64. Black Rail vr       April 23, 2011
65. King Rail r       May 25, 2017
66. Virginia Rail u   r   May 10, 2014
67. Sora fc   fc   May 4, 2019
68. Purple Gallinule vagrant       May 18, 1999
69. Common Gallinule vr       May 5, 1990
70. American Coot c r c u May 5, 2019
Family Gruidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
71. Sandhill Crane r   r r March 17, 2019
72. Whooping Crane - reintroduced Wisconsin flock vr       April 2, 2018
Family Recurvirostridae spring nesting fall winter most recent
73. Black-necked Stilt fc u u   April 28, 2019
74. American Avocet u   u   October 28, 2018
Family Charadriidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
75. Black-bellied Plover u   u   May 4, 2019
76. American Golden-Plover c   u   April 7, 2019
77. Semipalmated Plover fc   fc   May 19, 2019
78. Piping Plover r   r   September 22, 2016
79. Killdeer c c c u May 19, 2019
Family Scolopacidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
80. Upland Sandpiper r   r   September 7, 2015
81. Whimbrel r   r   April 29, 2018
82. Eskimo Curlew - extinct         Steinhauer - March 30, 1894
83. Hudsonian Godwit u   u   May 9, 2016
84. Marbled Godwit u   u   September 30, 2018
85. Ruddy Turnstone u   u   May 19, 2019
86. Red Knot r   r   September 12, 2014
87. Ruff vagrant   vagrant   May 9, 2016
88. Stilt Sandpiper fc   c   May 12, 2019
89. Sanderling u   u   May 12, 2019
90. Dunlin fc   c vr May 19, 2019
91. Baird's Sandpiper u   u   September 9, 2018
92. Least Sandpiper c   c r May 19, 2019
93. White-rumped Sandpiper fc   u   May 19, 2019
94. Buff-breasted Sandpiper vr   u   September 3, 2017
95. Pectoral Sandpiper c   c   May 19, 2019
96. Semipalmated Sandpiper c   c   May 19, 2019
97. Western Sandpiper r   u   April 28, 2019
98. Short-billed Dowitcher fc   fc   May 19, 2019
99. Long-billed Dowitcher u   fc   May 12, 2019
100. American Woodcock u r r   May 5, 2019
101. Wilson's Snipe fc   fc r April 7, 2019
102. Spotted Sandpiper fc r c   May 19, 2019
103. Solitary Sandpiper fc   fc   May 12, 2019
104. Lesser Yellowlegs c   c   May 12, 2019
105. Willet u   u   May 4, 2019
106. Greater Yellowlegs fc   fc   May 18, 2019
107. Wilson's Phalarope u   u   May 12, 2019
108. Red-necked Phalarope r   u   April 6, 2019
109. Red Phalarope     r vr February 1, 2019
Family Stercorariidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
110. Pomarine Jaeger     r   July 18, 2016
111. Parasitic Jaeger     r   September 6, 2018
112. Long-tailed Jaeger     r   September 2, 2013
Family Alcidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
113. Ancient Murrelet     vagrant   November 6, 2004
Family Laridae spring nesting fall winter most recent
114. Black-legged Kittiwake     r r November 15, 2018
115. Sabine's Gull     u   September 21, 2018
116. Bonaparte's Gull c   c u May 12, 2019
117. Little Gull vr   r vr February 26, 2019
118. Laughing Gull u u u vr September 6, 2018
119. Franklin's Gull u   fc   May 12, 2019
120. Black-tailed Gull       vagrant January 16, 2016
121. Mew Gull       vagrant February 24, 2008
122. Ring-billed Gull c c c c May 19, 2019
123. California Gull     r r December 30, 2018
124. Herring Gull fc   fc c May 11, 2019
125. Iceland Gull r   r u March 4, 2019
126. Lesser Black-backed Gull r r u u March 24, 2019
127. Slaty-backed Gull       vagrant December 18, 2007
128. Glaucous-winged Gull vagrant   vagrant vagrant April 12, 2008
129. Glaucous Gull     vr u March 4, 2019
130. Great Black-backed Gull     vr r December 29, 2017
131. Sooty Tern   vagrant     July 25, 2005
132. Least Tern r r r   June 22, 2018
133. Caspian Tern c   c   May 19, 2019
134. Black Tern fc   fc   May 19, 2019
135. Common Tern u   fc   May 19, 2019
136. Arctic Tern     vagrant   September 9, 2007
137. Forster's Tern c   c   May 18, 2019
138. Royal Tern     vagrant   August 10, 2013
Family Gaviidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
139. Red-throated Loon vr   u vr December 22, 2017
140. Pacific Loon     r   November 4, 2018
141. Common Loon u   fc r April 7, 2019
Family Ciconiidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
142. Wood Stork        vagrant vagrant        September 11, 2007 
Family Phalacrocoracidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
143. Neotropic Cormorant vagrant vagrant vagrant   April 19, 2019
144. Double-crested Cormorant c c c u May 19, 2019
Family Pelecanidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
145. American White Pelican c c fc May 19, 2019
146. Brown Pelican   vagrant vagrant   October 14, 2018
Family Ardeidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
147. American Bittern r r r r October 14, 2018
148. Least Bittern r r r   October 14, 2018
149. Great Blue Heron c c c fc May 19, 2019
150. Great Egret fc c r May 19, 2019
151. Snowy Egret u u u   September 3, 2018
152. Little Blue Heron u fc u   September 23, 2018
153. Tricolored Heron vagrant vagrant vagrant   September 16, 2009
154. Cattle Egret u u u   May 4, 2019
155. Green Heron u u u   May 18, 2019
156. Black-crowned Night-Heron r r   May 4, 2019
157. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron r r r   May 4, 2018
Family Threskiornithidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
158. White Ibis   vagrant vagrant   September 13, 2015
159. Glossy Ibis  vagrant   vagrant   May 5, 2018
160. White-faced Ibis  vagrant   vagrant   May 15, 2018
161. Roseate Spoonbill   vagrant     July 30, 2009
Family Cathartidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
162. Black Vulture r r r   September 15, 2018
163. Turkey Vulture c c c fc May 19, 2019
Family Pandionidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
164. Osprey fc fc fc   May 19, 2019
Family Accipitridae spring nesting fall winter most recent
165. Golden Eagle r   r r March 17, 2019
166. Northern Harrier fc r fc c April 14, 2019
167. Sharp-shinned Hawk u   u u April 18, 2019
168. Cooper's Hawk fc fc fc fc May 5, 2019
169. Northern Goshawk vagrant   vagrant vagrant November 8, 2008
170. Bald Eagle fc fc fc c May 19, 2019
171. Mississippi Kite r    r   May 18, 2019
172. Red-shouldered Hawk fc fc fc fc May 19, 2019
173. Broad-winged Hawk u   u   September 29, 2018
174. Swainson's Hawk vagrant vagrant vagrant      April 22, 2019
175. Red-tailed Hawk c c c c May 19, 2019
176. Rough-legged Hawk r   r u January 16, 2019
Family Tytonidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
177. Barn Owl r r r r November 12, 2017
Family Strigidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
178. Eastern Screech-Owl fc fc fc fc May 5, 2019
179. Great Horned Owl fc fc fc fc May 5, 2019
180. Snowy Owl     r r January 27, 2018
181. Barred Owl c c c c May 5, 2019
182. Long-eared Owl r vr r u December 27, 2011
183. Short-eared Owl r   r fc March 4, 2019
184. Northern Saw-whet Owl r   r u November 11, 2016
Family Alcedinidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
185. Belted Kingfisher fc fc fc r May 12, 2019
Family Picidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
186. Red-headed Woodpecker fc fc fc fc May 19, 2019
187. Red-bellied Woodpecker c c c c May 19, 2019
188. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker fc   fc u April 7, 2019
189. Downy Woodpecker c c c c May 19, 2019
190. Hairy Woodpecker fc fc fc fc May 18, 2019
191. Northern Flicker c c c c May 19, 2019
192. Pileated Woodpecker u u u u May 19, 2019
Family Falconidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
193. American Kestrel c c c c May 19, 2019
194. Merlin u   u r April 20, 2019
195. Peregrine Falcon u   u r April 22, 2019
196. Prairie Falcon vagrant   vagrant vagrant January 27, 2018
Family Psittacidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
197. Monk Parakeet - feral colony removed fall of 2004 feral colony feral colony feral colony feral colony October 2, 2004
Family Tyrannidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
198. Great Crested Flycatcher c c c   May 19, 2019
199. Tropical Kingbird   vagrant     June 18, 2009
200. Western Kingbird     r   August 11, 2018
201. Eastern Kingbird c c c   May 19, 2019
202. Gray Kingbird vagrant   vagrant   November 5, 2016
203. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher r r r   May 6, 2012
204. Olive-sided Flycatcher u   r   September 9, 2018
205. Eastern Wood-Pewee c c c   May 19, 2019
206. Yellow-bellied Flycatcher u   u   October 7, 2018
207. Acadian Flycatcher fc fc u   May 19, 2019
208. Alder Flycatcher fc   u   May 19, 2019
209. Willow Flycatcher u u *   May 11, 2019
210. Least Flycatcher fc   fc   May 19, 2019
211. Eastern Phoebe c fc c r May 19, 2019
212. Say's Phoebe vagrant       vagrant vagrant March 17, 2013
Family Laniidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
213. Loggerhead Shrike - formally more common, regional populations crashing r r r r August 13, 2017
214. Northern Shrike r   r r February 20, 2014
Family Vireonidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
215. White-eyed Vireo c fc c vr May 19, 2019
216. Bell's Vireo fc u r   May 18, 2019
217. Yellow-throated Vireo fc fc fc   May 19, 2019
218. Blue-headed Vireo fc   fc   May 12, 2019
219. Philadelphia Vireo u   u   May 11, 2019
220. Warbling Vireo c c c   May 19, 2019
221. Red-eyed Vireo c c c   May 19, 2019
Family Corvidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
222. Blue Jay c c c c May 19, 2019
223. American Crow c c c c May 19, 2019
224. Fish Crow c c c   May 19, 2019
225. Common Raven                    Steinhauer - January 10, 1901
Family Alaudidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
226. Horned Lark c c c c May 19, 2019
Family Hirundinidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
227. Purple Martin c c c   May 19, 2019
228. Tree Swallow c fc c   May 19, 2019
229. Northern Rough-winged Swallow c u - local c   May 19, 2019
230. Bank Swallow c fc - local c   May 19, 2019
231. Cliff Swallow c c c   May 19, 2019
232. Cave Swallow     vagrant   November 9, 2012
233. Barn Swallow c c c   May 19, 2019
Family Paridae spring nesting fall winter most recent
234. Carolina Chickadee - southern Bond & southern Fayette and all of Clinton County c c c c May 19, 2019
235. Black-capped Chickadee - restricted to northern Bond & northern Fayette County c c c c April 21, 2019
236. Tufted Titmouse c c c c May 19, 2019
Family Sittidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
237. Red-breasted Nuthatch u   u u May 11, 2019
238. White-breasted Nuthatch c c c c May 19, 2019
Family Certhiidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
239. Brown Creeper fc   fc fc April 6, 2019
Family Troglodytidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
240. Rock Wren     vagrant   November 15, 1990
241. House Wren c c c vr May 19, 2019
242. Winter Wren u   u u February 14, 2019
243. Sedge Wren u u - colonial u vr July 24, 2018
244. Marsh Wren u r - colonial u vr May 4, 2019
245. Carolina Wren c c c c May 19, 2019
246. Bewick's Wren vr       April 23, 2005
Family Polioptilidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
247. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher c c c vr May 19, 2019
Family Regulidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
248. Golden-crowned Kinglet c   c fc April 6, 2019
249. Ruby-crowned Kinglet c   c u May 12, 2019
Family Turdidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
250. Eastern Bluebird c c c fc May 19, 2019
251. Veery u   u   May 12, 2019
252. Gray-cheeked Thrush fc   u   May 12, 2019
253. Swainson's Thrush c   fc   May 19, 2019
254. Hermit Thrush fc   fc u April 28, 2019
255. Wood Thrush fc fc u   May 19, 2019
256. American Robin c c c c May 19, 2019
Family Mimidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
257. Gray Catbird c c c r May 19, 2019
258. Brown Thrasher c c fc u May 19, 2019
259. Northern Mockingbird fc fc fc fc May 19, 2019
Family Sturnidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
260. European Starling - feral c c c c May 19, 2019
Family Bombycillidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
261. Cedar Waxwing c fc c u May 19, 2019
Family Passeridae spring nesting fall winter most recent
262. House Sparrow - feral c c c c May 19, 2019
263. Eurasian Tree Sparrow - feral u - local u - local u - local u - local April 6, 2019
Family Motacillidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
264. American Pipit c   c r April 22, 2019
265. Sprague's Pipit  vagrant       March 26, 2011
Family Fringillidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
266. Evening Grosbeak       vr circa 1990
267. House Finch - feral fc fc fc fc May 18, 2019
268. Purple Finch u   u u April 2, 2019
269. Common Redpoll     vr r February 19, 2016
270. Red Crossbill     vr vr February 17, 2018
271. White-winged Crossbill       vr March 7, 2013
272. Pine Siskin u   u u January 13, 2019
273. American Goldfinch c c c c May 19, 2019
Family Calcariidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
274. Lapland Longspur fc   fc c March 10, 2019
275. Smith's Longspur r   r   March 21, 2015
276. Snow Bunting     r u January 10, 2016
Family Emberizidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
277. Spotted Towhee vagrant   vagrant vagrant April 20, 2008
278. Eastern Towhee c c c u May 19, 2019
279. Bachman's Sparrow         Vandercook circa 1922
280. American Tree Sparrow u   u c March 23, 2019
281. Chipping Sparrow c c c r May 19, 2019
282. Clay-colored Sparrow r   r   May 9, 2019
283. Field Sparrow c c fc u May 19, 2019
284. Vesper Sparrow u r u vr April 20, 2019
285. Lark Sparrow u r r vr September 2, 2018
286. Savannah Sparrow c   c fc May 12, 2019
287. Grasshopper Sparrow  u u r   May 19, 2019
288. Henslow's Sparrow - local population crash with loss of fields in CRP vr vr     June 19, 2012
289. LeConte's Sparrow r   u r December 27, 2016
290. Nelson's Sparrow     u   October 8, 2017
291. Fox Sparrow fc   fc u March 24, 2019
292. Song Sparrow c c c c May 19, 2019
293. Lincoln's Sparrow u   u vr May 11, 2019
294. Swamp Sparrow c   c c May 12, 2019
295. White-throated Sparrow c   c c May 12, 2019
296. Harris's Sparrow r   r r January 20, 2019
297. White-crowned Sparrow c   c c May 12, 2019
298. Dark-eyed Junco c   c c April 14, 2019
Family Icteriidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
299. Yellow-breasted Chat fc fc r   May 18, 2019
Family Icteridae spring nesting fall winter most recent
300. Yellow-headed Blackbird r   r r March 10, 2018
301. Bobolink fc r u   May 4, 2019
302. Eastern Meadowlark c c fc fc May 19, 2019
303. Western Meadowlark u r u u March 10, 2019
304. Orchard Oriole fc fc u vr May 18, 2019
305. Bullock's Oriole         Steinhauer - unlabeled specimen
306. Baltimore Oriole fc fc fc vr May 19, 2019
307. Red-winged Blackbird c c c c May 19, 2019
308. Brown-headed Cowbird c c c c May 19, 2019
309. Rusty Blackbird fc   fc u April 6, 2019
310. Brewer's Blackbird c   fc u April 20, 2019
311. Common Grackle c c c c May 19, 2019
312. Great-tailed Grackle     vagrant   November 22, 2007
Family Parulidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
313. Ovenbird fc   fc   May 12, 2019
314. Worm-eating Warbler r vr vr   September 17, 2016
315. Louisiana Waterthrush u u     May 4, 2019
316. Northern Waterthrush fc   u   May 12, 2019
317. Golden-winged Warbler fc   fc   May 11, 2019
318. Blue-winged Warbler u   u   May 5, 2019
319. Black-and-white Warbler fc r fc   May 12, 2019
320. Prothonotary Warbler fc fc u   May 19, 2019
321. Tennessee Warbler c   c   May 19, 2019
322. Orange-crowned Warbler u   fc r April 28, 2019
323. Nashville Warbler fc   fc vr May 12, 2019
324. Connecticut Warbler r   vr   October 8, 2017
325. Mourning Warbler u   u   May 12, 2019
326. Kentucky Warbler fc u u   May 5, 2019
327. Common Yellowthroat c c c r May 19, 2019
328. Hooded Warbler r   vr   May 23, 2018
329. American Redstart c c c   May 19, 2019
330. Cape May Warbler u   u   May 5, 2019
331. Cerulean Warbler r r vr   May 18, 2019
332. Northern Parula fc fc fc   May 19, 2019
333. Magnolia Warbler fc   c   May 18, 2019
334. Bay-breasted Warbler u   fc   May 12, 2019
335. Blackburnian Warbler u   u   May 18, 2019
336. Yellow Warbler c c u   May 19, 2019
337. Chestnut-sided Warbler fc   c   May 18, 2019
338. Blackpoll Warbler c   r   May 18, 2019
339. Black-throated Blue Warbler vr   r   October 1, 2017
340. Palm Warbler fc   fc vr May 12, 2019
341. Pine Warbler fc u u r May 18, 2019
342. Yellow-rumped Warbler c   c u May 12, 2019
343. Yellow-throated Warbler fc fc u   May 19, 2019
344. Prairie Warbler r r vr   April 20, 2019
345. Black-throated Green Warbler fc   c   May 18, 2019
346. Canada Warbler u   fc   May 19, 2019
347. Wilson's Warbler fc   fc   May 11, 2019
Family Cardinalidae spring nesting fall winter most recent
348. Summer Tanager fc fc fc   May 19, 2019
349. Scarlet Tanager fc fc fc   May 18, 2019
350. Western Tanager     vagrant   October 22, 2006
351. Northern Cardinal c c c c May 19, 2019
352. Rose-breasted Grosbeak c fc c   May 19, 2019
353. Blue Grosbeak fc fc fc   May 18, 2019
354. Indigo Bunting c c c r May 19, 2019
355. Dickcissel c c u vr May 19, 2019

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