Illinois Nature Notes
Find out which plants and wildlife you can spot this month!
This page was updated on November 1, 2020.
Winter raptors such as short-eared owls, northern harriers, and additional red-tailed hawks appear at the Midewin Tallgrass Prairie.
Bald cypress tree needles turn crimson red in the Cache River wetlands, while Groundhogs and painted turtles enter hibernation, beavers are busy building barriers and hornet nests appear on leafless trees.