Raptors: Taking to the Skies in New Ways

Eagles, ospreys and falcons are some of the most creatively adaptive members of the raptor family. Learn how these birds are surviving and where to find them in our region.

Northwest Landscapes, Cabin Fever Edition

Check out these amazing images captured by our local photographers.

The Wisdom of Night’s Silent Flyers

There’s no better time to look and listen for our region’s many types of owls. Check out the tips and insight of local raptor experts on where to see them in the Northwest Territory.

Spotting the Hawks

Only a few decades ago, hawks were nearly wiped out, when humans thoughtlessly poisoned them with DDT and other insecticides. Today, these magnificent creatures remind us that adapting to new realities is imperative for survival.

Northwest Landscapes, Spring Edition

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Northwest Landscapes, Winter Edition

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Northwest Quiz: Winter Critters

Many animals hibernate during cold Illinois winters, but you can still find some out and about in our region. See if you can figure out which animal matches up to each of the following facts.

Arrival of the Owls

Last winter, while birders around our region marveled at the appearance of snowy owls, one photographer braved the cold to capture the action.

Northwest Landscapes, Holiday Edition

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Northwest Landscapes, Summer Edition

Check out these amazing images, captured by our local photographers.