Birding by Transit: Jackson Park

Birding by Transit: Jackson Park

Read the latest scoop from Stephanie Beilke on birding hotspots easily accessible via public transit that every Chicago birder needs to check off their list.

Trip Report: LaBagh Woods - Oct. 6

Trip Report: LaBagh Woods - Oct. 6

For most of our walk it felt like we were working real hard to see any birds, with the exception of two locations, the southern part of the Weber Spur and in the floodplain just past the footbridge.

Piping Plover Appreciation Party Wrap-up

Piping Plover Appreciation Party Wrap-up

The jam-packed gallery of the Peggy Notebaert Museum was buzzing with happiness as many plover monitors met each other for first time and swapped war stories from the beach, fueled by food and drink generously donated by the museum.

Birding by Transit: LaBagh Woods

Birding by Transit: LaBagh Woods

Read the latest scoop from Stephanie Beilke on birding hotspots easily accessible via public transit that every Chicago birder needs to check off their list.

Trip Report: Fort Sheridan Hawkwatch - Oct. 6

Trip Report: Fort Sheridan Hawkwatch - Oct. 6

Big thanks to Adam Sell and everyone who joined today's COS Field Trip to Fort Sheridan Hawkwatch. We counted approximately eighty migrating raptors before closing down around 3 PM.

Trip Report: Humboldt Park - Sept. 22

Trip Report: Humboldt Park - Sept. 22

“As it turned out, the rain completely missed us and we were rewarded with excellent views of warblers and several other neotropical migrants.”

Birding by Transit: Northerly Island

Birding by Transit: Northerly Island

Read the latest scoop from Stephanie Beilke on birding hotspots easily accessible via public transit that every Chicago birder needs to check off their list.