Flyway Mississippi Flyway Flyway Location North Name Tom Forman Date 11/16/2015 Specific Location Western Suburbs of Chicago Weather Condition Cloudy and rain forecasted for week of 11/16-11/21 Summary The strong westerly winds that swept through the Midwest last week brought new birds into the area. Many hunters throughout the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers saw a push of birds this past weekend. Mallards are starting to show up in good numbers throughout the southern and western suburbs of Chicago. Rain is forecasted the next few days followed by more strong westerly winds and the potential for the first sight of snowflakes possibly by weekend and leading into the following week. This should again bring another round of fresh ducks and geese into northern Illinois.