North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

April 25, 2018 – 7:00 am

Join Geoff Williamson and other experienced bird watchers from the Chicago Ornithological Society on weekly bird walks around North Pond to observe and learn about our feathered neighbors. Each week may bring a different assortment of birds to view.

Spring Friday Morning LaBagh Series - RSVP Required

LaBagh Woods (map)

Friday April 27, 2018 - 8:30 am

Join Jeff Skrentny and take advantage of his detailed knowledge of this premier Chicago birding hotspot. NOTE: You MUST RSVP in order to attend this walk!!

Sand Ridge Nature Center Bird Walk

Sand Ridge Nature Center Bird Walk

Sand Ridge Nature Center (map)

April 28, 2018 - 8:00 am

Join COS for a walk around Sand Ridge Nature Center in South Holland.

Humboldt Park Bird Walk

Humboldt Park (map)

April 29, 2018 - 7:30 am

Get to know Humboldt Park, which serves as an oasis for migrating birds making their way through the city of Chicago. We'll look for migrating sparrows and early spring warblers among the park's natural areas

Spring Friday Mornings LaBagh Series

LaBagh Woods (map)

May 4, 2018 - 7:00 am

Join Jeff Skrentny and take advantage of his detailed knowledge of this premier Chicago birding hotspot. NOTE: You MUST RSVP in order to attend this walk!

Orland Grasslands Birding Trip

Orland Grasslands Birding Trip

Orland Grassland (map)

May 6, 2018 - 7:30 am

We'll explore this restored prairie with Pat Hayes, who has been involved in the long term restoration of the site. Look for Eastern Meadowlarks, Bobolinks, and a variety of sparrows.

Jarvis Bird Sanctuary Walk

Jarvis Bird Sanctuary Walk

Bill Jarvis Migratory Bird Sanctuary (map)

May 8, 2018 - 7:30 am

Join COS for a trip to Bill Jarvis Bird Sanctuary in Lincoln Park.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

May 9, 2018 – 7:00 am

Join Geoff Williamson and other experienced bird watchers from the Chicago Ornithological Society on weekly bird walks around North Pond.

Spring Friday Mornings LaBagh Series

LaBagh Woods (map)

May 11, 2018 - 7:00 am

Join Jeff Skrentny and take advantage of his detailed knowledge of this premier Chicago birding hotspot. NOTE: You MUST RSVP in order to attend this walk!!

Skokie Lagoons Birding Trip

Skokie Lagoons Birding Trip

Skokie Lagoons - Erickson Woods (map)

May 13, 2018 - 7:30 am

Join COS for a trip to Skokie Lagoons during peak migration.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

May 16, 2018 – 7:00 am

Join Geoff Williamson and other experienced bird watchers from the Chicago Ornithological Society on weekly bird walks around North Pond to observe and learn about our feathered neighbors. Each week may bring a different assortment of birds to view.

Spring Friday Morning LaBagh Series

LaBagh Woods (map)

May 18, 2018 - 7:00 am

Join Jeff Skrentny and take advantage of his detailed knowledge of this premier Chicago birding hotspot. NOTE: You MUST RSVP in order to attend this walk!

Burnham Prairie Bird Walk

Burnham Prairie Bird Walk

Burnham Prairie (map)

May 20, 2018 - 7:30 am

Join COS for a trip to Burnham Prairie Nature Preserve to look for various marsh and grassland species

Lincoln Park Zoo Bird Walk

Farm in the Zoo (map)

May 22, 2018 - 7:30 am

We’ll explore some great spots in the zoo, nature boardwalk and South Pond.  

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

May 23, 2018 – 7:00 am

Join Geoff Williamson and other experienced bird watchers from the Chicago Ornithological Society on weekly bird walks around North Pond to observe and learn about our feathered neighbors. Each week may bring a different assortment of birds to view.

Spring Friday Morning LaBagh Series

LaBagh Woods (map)

May 25, 2018 - 7:00 am

Join Jeff Skrentny and take advantage of his detailed knowledge of this premier Chicago birding hotspot. NOTE: You MUST RSVP in order to attend this walk!

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

May 30, 2018 – 7:00 am

Join Geoff Williamson and other experienced bird watchers from the Chicago Ornithological Society on weekly bird walks around North Pond to observe and learn about our feathered neighbors. Each week may bring a different assortment of birds to view.

Spring Friday Mornings LaBagh Series

LaBagh Woods (map)

June 1, 2018 - 7:00 am

Join Jeff Skrentny and take advantage of his detailed knowledge of this premier Chicago birding hotspot. NOTE: You MUST RSVP in order to attend this walk!

Plum Creek Birding Trip

Plum Creek Birding Trip

Plum Creek Forest Preserve (map)

June 2, 2018 - 7:30 am

Join COS for a birding trip to Plum Creek Forest Preserve in Chicago Heights.

Big Marsh Bird Walk

Big Marsh (map)

June 3, 2018 - 7:30 am

Journey through one of the largest and most high quality wetlands in Chicago. Join us as we look for breeding birds once extinct in the region that are now making a big come back.  

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

June 6, 2018 - 7:00 am

Join Geoff Williamson and other experienced bird watchers from the Chicago Ornithological Society on weekly bird walks around North Pond to observe and learn about our feathered neighbors. Each week may bring a different assortment of birds to view.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

June 13, 2018 - 7:00 am

Join Geoff Williamson and other experienced bird watchers from the Chicago Ornithological Society on weekly bird walks around North Pond to observe and learn about our feathered neighbors. Each week may bring a different assortment of birds to view.

Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie - with Sierra Club Chicago

Midewin Welcome Center (map)

June 30, 2018 - 7:30 am

Journey west to Will County for a tour of the birding hot spots of Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. We will make frequent roadside stops to look for birds, bugs, bison and other wildlife in the high-quality prairies, meadows, hedgerows and old munitions works of the former Joliet Arsenal.