North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond Bird Walk

Peggy Notebaert (map)

August 22, 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.

Montrose Hedge and Jarvis Nature Sanctuary Bird Walk

Montrose Beach (map)

August 25, 2018 - 7:00 am

Meet on the east side of the boat house.

Join members of the Chicago Ornithological Society and Sierra Club Chicago Group for the latest in this joint series of beginning bird and nature walks.

LaBagh Woods Stewardship Workday

LaBagh Woods Stewardship Workday

LaBagh Woods Grove #3 (map)

Sunday, August 26 - 10:00am

Meet at LaBagh's Cicero parking lot near Grove #3

Join us for a stewardship workday at COS’s adopted site LaBagh Woods and help bring back critical bird habitat.

North Pond Bird Walk

Peggy Notebaert (map)

August 29, 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 Bird Walk

Peggy Notebaert (map)

September 5, 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.

Underbirded Parks: Columbus Park

Columbus Park (map)

September 8, 2018 - 7:30 am

Join COS for a field trip to 'underbirded' Columbus Park. At the peak of fall migration, we can expect to find 'confusing fall warblers', vireos, and thrushes.

LaBagh Woods Stewardship Workday

LaBagh Woods Grove #3 (map)

Saturday, Sept. 8 - 10:00am

Meet at LaBagh's Cicero parking lot near Grove #3

Join us for a stewardship workday at COS’s adopted site LaBagh Woods and help bring back critical bird habitat.

North Pond Bird Walk

Peggy Notebaert (map)

September 12, 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.

The Bird Watching Hobby - a little history

The Bird Watching Hobby - a little history

South Holland Library (map)

September 13, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Why are people flocking to this fast-growing hobby? Learn a little bit about the history of bird watching and how it has transformed into the hobby it is today.

Montrose Hedge Bird Walk and Beach Sweep

Montrose Beach (map)

September 15, 2018 - 7:00 am

Meet on the east side of the boathouse at Montrose Beach at 7:00 a.m. for the walk.
Montrose Beach sweep to follow at 9:00 a.m.

Join members of the Chicago Ornithological Society and Sierra Club Chicago Group for the latest in this joint series of beginning bird and nature walks.

Illinois Young Birders Trip

Sunday, Sept. 16 - 7:30 am

RSVP required.

COS is partnering with the Illinois Young Birders to explore the south shore of Lake Michigan for fall migrants including Nelson’s Sparrows.

Humboldt Park Bird Walk

Humboldt Park Field House (map)

Saturday, Sept. 22 - 7:30 am

Meet at Humboldt Park Field House, south of North Ave on Sacramento.

Join COS at this gem of an urban birding spot to look for "confusing" fall warblers, thrushes, waders and ducks.

LaBagh Woods Stewardship Workday

LaBagh Woods Grove #3 (map)

Sunday, Sept. 23 - 10:00am

Meet at LaBagh's Cicero parking lot near Grove #3

Join us for a stewardship workday at COS’s adopted site LaBagh Woods and help bring back critical bird habitat.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond Bird Walk

Peggy Notebaert (map)

September 26, 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.

Burnham Prairie Bird Walk

Burnham Prairie Nature Preserve (map)

Saturday, Sept. 29 - 7:30 am

Meet in parking lot; enter at E 139th St and S Manistee Ave.

Join COS for a trip to Burnham Prairie Nature Preserve to look for various marsh and grassland species, and migrating shorebirds and waders.

North Pond Bird Walk

Peggy Notebaert (map)

October 3, 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.

Palos Area Birding Trip and Green Valley Hawkwatch

McGinnis Slough parking lot (map)

Sunday, Oct. 7 - 8:00 am

RSVP required. Meet at McGinnis Slough parking lot off of S LaGrange Rd.

Join COS on a journey through one of best birding areas in Cook County then on to Green Valley Hawkwatch around 11am for some great views of raptors.

North Pond Bird Walk

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (map)

October 10, 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.

South Shore Prairies Bird Walk

31st St Parking Lot (map)

Saturday, Oct. 13 - 7:00 am

Meet at the north end of the 31st Street pay parking lot east of Lake Shore Drive at 7:00 a.m.

Join members of the Chicago Ornithological Society and Sierra Club Chicago Group for the latest in this joint series of beginning bird and nature walks.

LaBagh Woods Stewardship Workday

LaBagh Woods Grove #3 (map)

Saturday, Oct. 13 - 10:00am

Meet at LaBagh's Cicero parking lot near Grove #3

Join us for a stewardship workday at COS’s adopted site LaBagh Woods and help bring back critical bird habitat.

Bemis Woods Owl Hike

Bemis Woods Owl Hike

Bemis Woods North parking lot (map)

Saturday, Oct. 20 - 6:00 pm

RSVP required. Meet in the Bemis Woods North parking lot.

Join COS for an owl prowl through Bemis Woods and Salt Creek Nature Preserve

LaBagh Woods Stewardship Workday

LaBagh Woods Grove #3 (map)

Sunday, Oct. 21 - 10:00am

Meet at LaBagh's Cicero parking lot near Grove #3

Join us for a stewardship workday at COS’s adopted site LaBagh Woods and help bring back critical bird habitat.

North Pond Bird Walk

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (map)

October 24, 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.

Big Marsh Bird Walk

Big Marsh Park (map)

Saturday, Oct. 27 - 7:30 am

Meet in the Big Marsh Park parking lot.

Join COS on a journey through one of the largest and most high quality wetlands in Chicago.

North Pond Bird Walk

Peggy Notebaert Nature Musuem (map)

October 31, 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.

LaBagh Woods Stewardship Workday

LaBagh Woods Grove #3 (map)

Saturday, Nov. 3 - 10:00am

Meet at LaBagh's Cicero parking lot near Grove #3

Join us for a stewardship workday at COS’s adopted site LaBagh Woods and help bring back critical bird habitat.

Rainbow Beach and Park 566 Bird Walk

Rainbow Beach (map)

Sunday, Nov. 4 - 7:30 am

Meet in the Rainbow Beach parking lot.

Join COS at these under-birded hotspots as we look for migrating waterfowl and other migrants.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond Bird Walk

Peggy Notebaert Nature Musuem (map)

November 7, 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

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (map)

November 14, 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.

Jurgenson Woods Owl Hike

Jurgenson Woods Owl Hike

Jurgenson Woods (map)

Saturday, Nov. 17 - 6:00 pm

RSVP required. Meet in the Jurgenson Woods parking lot.

Join COS for an owl prowl in one of Cook Counties most under birded nature preserves.

LaBagh Woods Stewardship Workday

LaBagh Woods Grove #3 (map)

Sunday, Nov. 18 - 10:00am

Meet at LaBagh's Cicero parking lot near Grove #3

Join us for a stewardship workday at COS’s adopted site LaBagh Woods and help bring back critical bird habitat.

LaBagh Woods Stewardship Workday

LaBagh Woods Grove #3 (map)

Saturday, Dec. 1 - 10:00am

Meet at LaBagh's Cicero parking lot near Grove #3

Join us for a stewardship workday at COS’s adopted site LaBagh Woods and help bring back critical bird habitat.

LaBagh Woods Stewardship Workday

LaBagh Woods Grove #3 (map)

Sunday, Dec. 9 - 10:00am

Meet at LaBagh's Cicero parking lot near Grove #3

Join us for a stewardship workday at COS’s adopted site LaBagh Woods and help bring back critical bird habitat.

North Pond Bird Walk

North Pond Bird Walk

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (map)

December 12, 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.

Big Marsh Bird Walk

Big Marsh Park (map)

Saturday, Dec. 15 - 7:30 am

Meet in the Big Marsh parking lot.

Join COS on a journey through one of the largest and most high quality wetlands in Chicago.