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Illinois
  Bird Checklist of Illinois  
  Illinois Ornithological Society  
  Illinois Bird Record Committee  
  Illinois Audubon Society  
  Gadwall Birding Page DuPage Co (Chicago) Hotline / Maps
  The DuPage Birding Club Chicago area
  American Bird Center  

Iowa
  Bird Checklist of Iowa  
  Iowa Ornithologist's Union  
  Iowa Bird Records Committee  
  Great River Birding Trail  
  Loess Hills Audubon Society Siouxland (Western Iowa)
  Siouxland Birding Hotspots  
  Jay Gilliam Photos  
  Birding in Iowa Tina McDonald's IA Site
  American Bird Center  
  Iowa DNR - Trumpeter Swan Info  

Kansas
  Bird Checklist of Kansas  
  Kansas Ornithological Society  
  Kansas Bird Records Committee  
  Northern Flint Hills Audubon Society  
  American Bird Center  

Minnesota
  GENERAL  
  Checklist of the Birds of Minnesota Annotated MN Checklist - MOU Records Committee (Jan 2009)
  Bird Checklist of Minnesota Checklist (short form) - MOU (Jan 2009)
  Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU) Statewide Birding Organization
  MOU Records Committee  
  Minnesota Birding Weekends Kim Eckert's Birding Week/Weekend Trips & Info
  Minnesota Sewage Pond Checklist Kim Eckert's listing of all known MN sewage ponds
  MN Short Walks Listing of locations with short walks for the mobility-limited
  Useful for finding suitable shorebird habitat in Corps of Engineers controlled pools / waterways

pool level of 948 ft or lower will produce mudflats for shorebirds
  Birding in Minnesota Tina McDonald's MN Site
  Minnesota DNR  
  Birding.com for Minnesota Pete Thayer's MN Site
  Real Birds Minn Virtual Birder MN Site
  American Bird Center  
  OpenHere - Birding in MN  
  MN DNR Non-game Wildlife Program  
  Fish & Wildlife WPA maps (Midwest Region)  
  Minnesota River Valley Birding Trail  
  Minnesota River Birding Trail  
  Great River Birding Trail  
  MnBird            MnBird archives Minnesota Birding Network's web page
  Audubon Chapters in Minnesota  
  Birds of the World Dave Cahlander's avian photography
  "For the Birds" Laura Erickson's web page
  $Chasing Birds$ Jeff Stephenson's web page
  Digiscoping Photography Chris Fagyal's web page
  Birdchick Sharon Stitler's web page
  Kittson County Bird Sanctuary Larry Wilebski's web page
 
 
  TWIN CITIES AREA  
  Raptor Center (U of M)

Minnesota River Birding Trail
  - Mendota Region
  - East Loop
  - West Loop
 
  Three Rivers Park District Park Maps  
 
 
  NORTHEAST  
  Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve
   
Duluth (Raptor count info)
  Deep Portage Conservation Reserve Cass County
    Cass County Birding Sites  
  Brainerd Lakes Area Birding Info
  Brainerd Lakes Area Bird Reports
Crow Wing County
  MnBackyardBirds  (Crow Wing County area) Judd Brink (guide)
  Itasca / Chippewa NF Birding Shawn Conrad's Web Site
  Litchfield Wetland Management District Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, Renville, Stearns, Todd & Wright Counties
  Owlman's Boreal Owl Home Page Bill Lane's Boreal Owl Information
  Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge  
  Mike Hendrickson Birding  
    Lodging and Area Information  
     Alesches' Accommodations Meadowlands area
     Caribou Mountain Lodge  
     Grand Superior Lodge  
     Larsmont Cottages on Lake Superior  
 
 
  SOUTHEAST  
  Zumbro Valley Audubon Society SE MN - Rochester area
  Quarry Hill Nature Center
   
Located in Rochester, MN
  Oxbow Park Located west of Rochester, MN
  Chester Woods Park Located east of Rochester, MN
  National Eagle Center Located in Wabasha, MN
  Tundra Swan Watch
  
(Rieck's Lake - across from Wabasha)
  Houston Nature Center
  
 
  Henderson Feathers Refuge Friends
   Henderson Hummingbird Hurrah Birding Festival
  
 
  Winona Bird Club (Winona)
  - Lodging and Area Information  
  Winona Convention & Visitor Bureau  
  Red Wing Online  
 
 
  SOUTHWEST  
  Southwest Minnesota Birding Roger Schroeder provides info for several counties in SW Minn
  Morris Wetland Management District Includes maps of WPAs in Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac Qui Parle, Pope, Stevens, Swift, Traverse and Yellow Medicine Counties
  Windom Wetland Management District WPA maps in Cottonwood, Faribault, Freeborn, Jackson, Martin, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rock & Watonwan Counties
  Richard - Atthewater Atwater, MN
 
 
  NORTHWEST  
  Deep Portage Conservation Reserve Cass County
    Cass County Birding Sites  
  Pine to Prairie Birding Trail Detroit Lakes area
  Agassiz NWR  
  Tamarac NWR  
  Prairie Wetlands Learning Center Fergus Falls area
  Grand Cities Bird Club
  Grand Forks Area Birding Site Guides
Grand Forks area
  Fergus Falls Wetland Mgmt District WPA maps in Ottertail, Grant, Douglas & Wilkin Counties
  Detroit Lakes Wetland Mgmt District WPA maps in Polk, Norman, Mahnomen, Clay & Becker Counties
  Lake of the Woods Waters of the Dancing Sky Wildlife Festival
    Lodging and Area Information  
     Bemidji Travel  
     Detroit Lakes Chamber of Commerce  
     East Silent Resort Between Fergus Falls & Detroit Lakes - near Maplewood State Park
     Northwest Angle & Islands Lake of the Woods resorts
     Thief River Falls Visitors Bureau  

Missouri
  Bird Checklist of Missouri  
  Audubon Society of Missouri  
  Missouri Bird Records Committee  
  Birds of Two Worlds Migration info from Missouri Dept of Conservation
  Birding in Missouri Tina McDonald's MO Site
  St Louis Audubon  
  Webster Groves Nature Study Society St Louis area
  American Bird Center (MO)  

Nebraska
  Bird Checklist of Nebraska  
  Nebraska Ornithologists' Union  
  Nebraska Bird Records Committee  
  Birding in Nebraska Tina McDonald's NE Site
  Crane Meadows Nature Center  
  NAS Lillian Annette Rowe Sanctuary  
  Rowe Sanctuary Crane Cam  
  Crane Watch  
  American Bird Center (NE)  

North Dakota
  Bird Checklist of North Dakota  
  North Dakota Bird Checklist USGS - Old
  North Dakota Birding Society  includes a listing of CBC dates & info
  North Dakota Bird Records Committee  
  Birding.com for North Dakota Pete Thayer's web site
  Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center  
  Birding in North Dakota ND Park & Rec Dept
  Grand Cities Bird Club Grand Forks area
  Souris Valley Birding Club Minot area
    Birding Location Information  
  Buffalo Commons Birding Safaris Mandan
  Grand Forks Area Birding Site Guides Grand Cities Bird Club
  Logging Camp Ranch Bowman
  North Dakota Birding Drives  
  North Dakota Hot Spots Tina McDonald's ND Site
  Prairie Smoke Ranch McClusky
  Sully's Hill National Game Preserve Devils Lake
    Lodging and Area Information  
  American Bird Center (ND) general Info including lodging info
  Minot Convention & Visitors Bureau Minot
  Williston Tourism Williston

South Dakota
  Bird Checklist of South Dakota (pdf)  
  South Dakota Ornithologists' Union  
     SDOU Journal 1949-1999
  American Bird Center (SD)  
  Birding in South Dakota Tina McDonald's SD Site
  Glacial Lakes and Prairies Birding Trail  
  Sioux Falls Bird Club Birding Sites  

Wisconsin
  Wisconsin State Bird Checklist  
  Wisconsin Society for Ornithology Statewide Birding Organization
  Wisconsin Bird Records Committee  
  Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas  
  Tundra Swan Watch Rieck's Lake near Alma
  Birding in Wisconsin Tina McDonald's WI Site
  Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative  
  Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources  
  Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine  
  American Bird Center (WI)  
  Great Wisconsin Birding & Nature Trail  
  Great River Birding Trail  

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