|Status: Winter Resident.||Last recorded on site in 2021|
|1992-1996: Possible but not likely|
|This species is State Endangered. It is in danger of
extinction as a breeding species in the state of Illinois.
|The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.|
|At this time of year, this species is expected to be present on site.|
This species is seen frequently during March, April, and early May, and again from late August through the winter. Although the habitat seems suitable and there have been a couple of late summer records, as of yet no clear evidence of nesting on site has been found.
Photographer: Gene Oleynik.
This is a female.