• Inside the Lincoln Sitting Room

    Lincoln Home

    National Historic Site Illinois

Birds

American Robin

American Robin

NPS Photo

The diversity of avain fauna found at Lincoln Home Natural Historic Site is impacted by the fact that the park encompasses a four block area surrounding the home of Abraham Lincoln in downtown Springfield Illinois.

Northern Cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis) and American Robins (Turdus migratorius) are the most common indigenous species found within the park. Less frequent sitings include Red-Tailed Hawks (Buteo jamaicensis), Herring Gulls(Larus argentatus), and Northern Filckers(Colaptes auratus).
 

Did You Know?

Arnold House

The Arnold House was once the home of Charles Arnold who was the local county sheriff, a miller, and neighbor to Mr. Lincoln in the 1850s. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois