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Illinois River Watershed Ecosystem

Illinois River Watershed Ecosystem

Please provide sighting details of various species in the watershed area. If you are unsure about the boundaries of the watershed area, please check the map at: Sign in to join mission

Illinois River Watershed Ecosystem
Created by

Mike Allway

Website 35 participants 70 spottings

Documentation of the various species in the Illinois River watershed ecosystem from its confluence with the Mississippi River at Grafton, IL to its formation approximately 10 miles southwest of Joliet, IL.

Illinois River Watershed Ecosystem

Lat: 38.97 Long: -90.43

Recent Spottings

Two-spotted Tree Cricket female PeterArno 1 0 Two-spotted Tree Cricket female
Ruby-throated Hummingbird ChadMello 1 1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Common Snapping Turtle ChadMello 1 0 Common Snapping Turtle
Spotting ChadMello 0 0 Spotting
Spotting ChadMello 0 0 Spotting
Spotting ChadMello 0 0 Spotting
Spotting ChadMello 0 2 Spotting
Common Eastern Firefly ChadMello 0 0 Common Eastern Firefly
Spotting ChadMello 0 2 Spotting
Great blue heron PeterArno 1 0 Great blue heron
Leaf-footed bug sednaboo 1 0 Leaf-footed bug
Western cottonmouth ToddMcKinney 2 0 Western cottonmouth
Western cottonmouth ToddMcKinney 2 0 Western cottonmouth
Carolina Mantis, female LaraBraleyJohnson 0 4 Carolina Mantis, female
Barred owl LaraBraleyJohnson 2 1 Barred owl
White-tailed deer - buck(s) BenGooley 0 1 White-tailed deer - buck(s)
Black kingsnake ToddMcKinney 3 0 Black kingsnake
Spotting laraskitchen12 1 1 Spotting
Spotting laraskitchen12 1 0 Spotting
Red-tailed Hawk LaraBraleyJohnson 3 6 Red-tailed Hawk
White-tailed Deer LaraBraleyJohnson 0 0 White-tailed Deer
Red eared slider ToddMcKinney 2 0 Red eared slider
Southern black racer ToddMcKinney 5 2 Southern black racer
Midwestern worm snake ToddMcKinney 3 0 Midwestern worm snake
Black rat snake ToddMcKinney 2 0 Black rat snake
Northern ring-neck snake ToddMcKinney 2 0 Northern ring-neck snake
Five lined skink ToddMcKinney 1 0 Five lined skink
Western cottonmouth ToddMcKinney 1 0 Western cottonmouth
Great Blue Heron BrittanyMatejko 0 2 Great Blue Heron
Whitetail deer PeterJennetten 1 1 Whitetail deer
White Oak PeterJennetten 1 0 White Oak
Red Fox Mike Allway 4 1 Red Fox
Annual Cicada PeterJennetten 3 3 Annual Cicada
Spotting PeterJennetten 0 1 Spotting
Bald Eagle Mike Allway 4 7 Bald Eagle
Pearl Crescent Mike Allway 4 2 Pearl Crescent
Wild Turkey Mike Allway 3 1 Wild Turkey
Cicada Mike Allway 1 0 Cicada
Spotting sednaboo 0 0 Spotting
Mourning Dove Mike Allway 0 0 Mourning Dove
American basswood, American linden PeterJennetten 0 0 American basswood, American linden
Eastern Red Cedar PeterJennetten 0 0 Eastern Red Cedar
Snapping Turtle BrittanyMatejko 0 1 Snapping Turtle
Eastern fence lizard ToddMcKinney 0 0 Eastern fence lizard
Spotting LaraBraleyJohnson 0 0 Spotting
Bald Eagle LaraBraleyJohnson 0 1 Bald Eagle
Spotting LaraBraleyJohnson 0 0 Spotting
Green crab spider LaraBraleyJohnson 0 1 Green crab spider
Spotting LaraBraleyJohnson 0 0 Spotting
Walking stick LaraBraleyJohnson 0 0 Walking stick

Recently joined

Spencer Ethridge ShaneMurphy PeterArno o_rissa
MarioF.Rincon Zazee65 jtatnall HoranNichole
sednaboo DanielleTabaka WendyAnderson BrittanyMatejko
ToddMcKinney BethanyMallettStephens JennyMullikin jodolphins
PeterJennetten saveourselvesnow Mike Allway ChadMello
ElysiaKendallSheehan BrookeSchumacher kpercak2 technokids2000
AnneFraher Matthew42 BenGooley laraskitchen12
LaraBraleyJohnson SpoonerBaumann delladoor SusanDooley
emilybaggio weeander bkulbartz
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