River Bend Forest Preserve

River Ben Forest Preserve had 50 species of breeding birds including White-eyed Vireo, Yellow Warbler, and Grasshopper Sparrow.

The county’s only know colony of Bank Swallows has apparently moved to the active mining areas outside the preserve.
 

Barn Swallow

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Grasshopper Sparrow

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Yellow Warbler

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White-eyed Vireo

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