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).
 

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Mailing Address:

413 S. 8th Street
Springfield, IL 62701

Phone:

(217) 492-4241
Hours are 8:30am-5:00pm, daily, except on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day, when the park is closed.

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