Finding Birds in Jackson County, Illinois

Worm-eating Warbler   Worm-eating Warbler

Want to see wintering flocks of gleeming Trumpeter Swans and Snow Geese?
Explore hardwood swamps for Barred Owl, American Woodcock, and dazzling Prothonotary Warblers?
See and hear Worm-eating and Cerulean Warblers in verdant forests?
Listen and watch for southern specialties like Chuck-will's-widow, Black Vulture, and Fish Crow?

Now you can, by ordering a copy of Finding Birds in Jackson County, Illinois! This book provides detailed accounts of the best areas to bird in this southern Illinois County: forests, swamps, lakes, riverland bottoms, and grasslands. At the end of the book is a comprehensive county bird checklist covering the past ten years. Each chapter contains the following information:
- Habitat
- Target birds
- Description
- Birding suggestions
- Driving directions

PREVIEW the "Introduction" by clicking here!
PREVIEW the "Giant City State Park" chapter by clicking here!
(previews open in new windows)

The print version of the book costs $18.00, which includes first-class postage. To order a copy of the book, choose from these options:
• Send a check for $18.00 to Henry Detwiler, 8815 S. Ave D., Yuma, AZ 85364, along with your name and address
• Click on the "Buy Now" button below to make an $18.00 payment using PayPal
(this option takes you to a secure PayPal link)

A PDF version of the book is also available and costs $11.00. Pay $11 via check or PayPal and send me an e-mail at, then I'll e-mail you the electronic copy of the bird guide. Thanks!


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