Middle Fork River Forest Preserve

The most species of breeding birds were found at Middle Fork River with 62. Countywide a total of 97 species of breeding birds were observed.

Highlights from the preserve were a successful Bald Eagle nest, a Hooded Merganser, Sandhill Cranes, and a Double-crested Cormorant family.

Double-crested Cormorant

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Hooded Merganser

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Sandhill Crane



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