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WOODED ISLAND BIRD WALK, JACKSON PARK

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 30 2017.
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
JACKSON PARK

These walks continue throughout the year, weather permitting. Bring binoculars, field guides, and dress for the weather. Many species are seen. Meet at Clarence Darrow Bridge, just south of the Museum of Science & Industry. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate. For details and directions, contact Pat Durkin at [email protected]. Everyone is welcome!

Audubon 118th Christmas Bird Count

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
Christmas Bird Count near you ...

JOIN THE FUN AND HELP COLLECT IMPORTANT

BIRD COUNT DATA

 Christmas Bird Counts Sponsored by both

National Audubon and Chicago Audubon

You can add to a century of citizen science data by joining a Christmas Bird Count circle near you this season. (By all accounts, you'll have fun too!). Counts will be held between December 14, 2017 and January 5, 2018. More information can be found at http://www.audubon.org/join-christmas-bird-count

Chicago Audubon is supporting the following counts this year:

Christmas Bird Count, Chicago Urban:  Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 7:00 a.m. For information and to confirm start time, contact Jeffrey Sanders, [email protected]

Christmas Bird Count, Barrington:  Monday, December 18, 2017 - 7:00 a.m. For information and to confirm start time, contact Duane Heaton,[email protected]

Christmas Bird Count, Sand Ridge, South Holland:  Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 7:00 a.m. For information and to confirm start time, contact John Elliott, [email protected]

Christmas Bird Count, Indiana Dunes:  Saturday, December 16, 2017. For information and to confirm start time for the Indiana Dunes, contact Brad Bumgardner, [email protected]

To find other count circles in our area (or in the hemisphere if you are traveling this season), a map view of the circles expected to be included in the completed 118th CBC can be found here. Green and yellow circles are open for new participants, and red circles are full.

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CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALK--BEMIS WOODS NORTH, WESTCHESTER

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
BEMIS WOOD NORTH, WESTCHESTER

Late fall migrants, sparrows, kinglets, creepers, etc. Leader:  Douglas Stotz ([email protected]). Meet at Wolf Road between 31st and Ogden, at easternmost part of parking lot, Westchester. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate. Everyone is welcome!

 

CHICAGO AUDUBON "BIG MONTH" BIRD WALK, SPRING LAKE, BARRINGTON HILLS

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 7:00am
Location:
SPRING CREEK, IN SPRING LAKE FOREST PRESERVE, BARRINGTON HILLS

Chicago Audubon "Big Month" Bird Walk, Spring Creek, in the Spring Lake Forest Preserve, Barrington Hills, 7:00 a.m. Meet at Penny Road Parking lot, which is on East Penny Road, Barrington Hills. There is never a charge for our walks, but please contact walk leader to register in advance: Craig Stettner at [email protected]. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate.

CHICAGO AUDUBON BIRD WALKS AT NORTH PARK VILLAGE NATURE CENTER

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Oct 28 2017.
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 N Pulaski Road, Building D

EVERY SATURDAY IN BOTH SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER.  Chicago Audubon Bird Walks at North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 North Pulaski Road, Building D. Come join us for migration time to see many birds and walk through the beautiful autumn woods surrounding the Nature Center. All levels of birders are encouraged to attend. The walk leaders always welcome questions. For information or if you need directions, call the Chicago Audubon office at 773-539-6793.

FIELD MUSEUM "BIG MONTH" BIRDING TRIP TO EGGERS GROVE FOREST PRESERVE, CHICAGO

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
EGGERS GROVE FOREST PRESERVE, 11201 S AVE B, CHICAGO

Fall migrants, including diversity of waterfowl. Leaders:  Josh Engel ([email protected]), and John Bates. Meet at 11201 S Ave B, Chicago in parking lot by caretakers' building. 

FIELD MUSEUM "BIG MONTH" BIRDING TRIP TO EGGERS GROVE FOREST PRESERVE, CHICAGO

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
EGGERS GROVE FOREST PRESERVE, 11201 S AVE B, CHICAGO

Fall migrants, including diversity of waterfowl. Leaders:  Josh Engel ([email protected]), and John Bates. Meet at 11201 S Ave B, Chicago in parking lot by caretakers' building. You do not need to be a member of Field Museum or Chicago Audubon to participate. Everyone is welcome!

CHICAGO AUDUBON "BIG MONTH" BIRD WALK, SPRING LAKE, BARRINGTON HILLS

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:00am
Location:
SPRING CREEK, IN SPRING LAKE FOREST PRESERVE, BARRINGTON HILLS

Chicago Audubon "Big Month" Bird Walk, Spring Creek, in the Spring Lake Forest Preserve, Barrington Hills, 7:00 a.m. Meet at Penny Road Parking lot, which is on East Penny Road, Barrington Hills. There is never a charge for our walks, but please contact walk leader to register in advance: Craig Stettner at [email protected]. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate.

CHICAGO AUDUBON "BIG MONTH" BIRDING TRIP TO SKOKIE LAGOONS

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 7:00am
Location:
SKOKIE LAGOONS, WINNETKA

Should be the height of waterfowll migration.  Leader:  David Willard ([email protected]). Meet at 1651 Willow Road (Willow Road at I-94, Erickson Woods parking lot), Winnetka. For updates, go to Chicago Audubon website: www.chicagoaudubon.org.  You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate. Everyone is welcome.

CHICAGO AUDUBON "BIG MONTH" BIRD WALK, SPRING LAKE, BARRINGTON HILLS

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 7:00am
Location:
SPRING CREEK, IN SPRING LAKE FOREST PRESERVE BARRINGTON HILLS

Chicago Audubon "Big Month" Bird Walk, Spring Creek, in the Spring Lake Forest Preserve, Barrington Hills, 7:00 a.m. Meet at Penny Road Parking lot, which is on East Penny Road, Barrington Hills. There is never a charge for our walks, but please contact walk leader to register in advance: Craig Stettner at [email protected]. You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate.

FIELD MUSEUM "BIG MONTH" BIRDING TRIP TO EGGERS GROVE FOREST PRESERVE, CHICAGO

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
EGGERS GROVE FOREST PRESERVE, 11201 S AVE B, CHICAGO

Fall migrants, including diversity of waterfowl. Leaders:  Josh Engel ([email protected]), and John Bates. Meet at 11201 S Ave B, Chicago in parking lot by caretakers' building. You do not need to be a member of Field Museum or Chicago Audubon to participate. Everyone is welcome!

 

CHICAGO AUDUBON BEMIS WOODS BIRD WALK, WESTCHESTER

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 8:00am
Location:
BEMIS WOODS NORTH, WOLF ROAD, BETWEEN 31ST AND OGDEN, WESTCHESTER

We'll be looking for sparrows and late warblers. Meet at 8:00 a.m. at Bemis North, on the west side of Wolf Road between Cermak and 31st, in the easternmost part of the parking area, Westchester. Walk leader: Doug Stotz ([email protected]). You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to join our walks. Everyone is Welcome!!

 

 

CHICAGO AUDUBON "BIG MONTH" BECK LAKE TO CAMP PINE BIRD WALK, DES PLAINES

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 7:30am
Location:
BECK LAKE FOREST PRESERVE, DES PLAINES

Three-mile round trip walk past lake, oak woods, shrubland, grassland. A one-way option can be arranged. Meet at Boat Ramp, 1000 N East River Road, Des Plaines. Leader:  John Elliott ([email protected]). You do not need to be a member of Chicago Audubon to participate. Everyone is welcome!

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