Let's Go Birding Together

Let's Go Birding Together

Humboldt Park Fieldhouse (map)

Saturday, June 22 — 9:00am

Please join us for an inclusive bird walk at Humboldt Park in honor of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month! LGBTQIA+ community members, families, friends and allies are welcome!

COS 2019 Speaker Series - Dr. Drew Lanham

COS 2019 Speaker Series - Dr. Drew Lanham

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (map)

Tuesday, June 25 - 6:00 pm

Dr. Drew Lanham is a widely published author and award-nominated poet, writing about his experiences as a birder, hunter and wild, wandering soul.  Join us to hear his talk on “connecting the conservation dots” and “coloring the conservation conversation”.

Illinois Beach State Park Whip-poor-Walk

Illinois Beach State Park (map)

Saturday, June 29 - 8:00 pm

Join COS for our first ever series of whip-poor-walks! We will be traveling to two strongholds of Eastern Whip-poor-will to listen for (and maybe see) these enigmatic and in decline birds.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

July 17, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.

Door County Birding and Atlasing - RSVP Required

Door County Birding and Atlasing - RSVP Required

Door County (map)

July 19 - July 21: RSVP Required

Join us for a weekend trip of birding fun in Door County, Wisconsin! Door County is vacationland to many Midwesterners, but it also encompasses a variety of beautifully scenic natural areas, from islands, beaches, dune and swale, bluffs, wetlands and boreal forest. We hope to see species that only stop by in Chicago during migration are here all summer, such as Golden-crowned Kinglet, Blackburnian Warbler, Winter Wren and more.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

August 14, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

August 21, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.

Big Marsh Bird, Butterfly, and Dragonfly Walk

Big Marsh Park (map)

Saturday, Aug. 24 - 7:00 am

RSVP Required

Journey through one of the largest and most high quality wetlands in Chicago in search of all critters in flight.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

August 28, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

September 4, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

September 11, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

September 18, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.

COS 2019 Speaker Series:  Lynn E. Barber

COS 2019 Speaker Series: Lynn E. Barber

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (map)

September 19, 2019 - 6:00 pm

Lynn E. Barber is the author of Birds in Trouble and Extreme Birder which chronicled her ABA big year. She will speak about her quests and adventures from her Texas and Alaska big years, which will be covered in a forthcoming book.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

September 25, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

October 2, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

October 9, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

October 16, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

October 23, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

October 30, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

November 6, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

November 13, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond - Lincoln Park (map)

December 18, 2019 - 7:00 am

Nearly 350 kinds of birds have visited Chicago's Lincoln Park, one of the region's best places to see birds. Join 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. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars.