Here‘s the best general information about animals in Illinois, followed by links to facts about particular kinds of animals.
- Illinois Plants and Animals (Juvenile Nonfiction/J578.0977/San) by Andrew Santella
- Illinois Birds- Illinois Department of Natural Resources
- Birds of Prey — Illinois Raptor Center
- Common Illinois Birds — Illinois Raptor Center
- And here‘s one great bird book: The Birds of Illinois (Juvenile Reference/J598.2977/Boh) by H. David Bohlen
Reptiles and Amphibians
- Herps of Illinois — Chicago Herpetological Society