Many of the field guides presented below were created by the Field Museum. Click here to explore even more field guides for regions around the world! The guides listed below are specifically for the Chicago Region.
INSECTS & ARACHNIDS
REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS
BOOKS & FIELD GUIDES
OUTDOOR ILLINOIS: WILDLIFE JOURNAL
Click here to read Outdoor Illinois!
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has partnered with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program and the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGGREC) to bring back Outdoor Illinois! This online journal contains articles on Wildlife, People, Land, Research, and Recreation.
To visit other websites regarding wildlife in Illinois, please visit the Living with Wildlife in Illinois (https://www.wildlifeillinois.org/) and the White-tailed Deer: Illinois websites (https://deer.wildlifeillinois.org/).