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Clark Street Beach Bird Sanctuary "Birds and Bagels"

Saturday, May 21, 2016

10:30-11:30 Bird Walk at Clark St. Beach Bird Sanctuary. Meet at the Clark St. Beach House, Sheridan Road just south of Northwestern University.

Skokie Lagoons

Friday, May 20, 2016

These Friday trips pack a great list of warbler species during spring migration. Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Forest Preserve parking lot north of Willow Rd. just east of the Edens Expressway. Leader: Lynne Carpenter. 847-989-0897
 

Jackson Park

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Jackson Park and Lakefront – Wooded Isle.  We will be looking for migrating passerines at this park. Meet at 7:00 a.m. Park south of the Museum of Science and Industry after driving on the east side of the building. Leader: Dick Young.

Northwestern University Campus

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Spring Saturday Mornings at Northwestern University's Campus. This area is a stopover for migrants of all kinds heading north.  Park on the lake side of the upper deck of the south parking lot off of Sheridan Rd. and Clark St., north of Clark St. beach, at 8:30 a.m. Leaders: Libby Hill and John Bates

Clark Street Beach Bird Sanctuary "Birds and Bagels"

Saturday, May 14, 2016

10:30-11:30 Bird Walk at Clark St. Beach Bird Sanctuary. Meet at the Clark St. Beach House, Sheridan Road just south of Northwestern University.

CANCELLED.

Skokie Lagoons

Friday, May 13, 2016

These Friday trips pack a great list of warbler species during spring migration. Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Forest Preserve parking lot north of Willow Rd. just east of the Edens Expressway. Leader: Nancy Halliday

The Grove, Glenview

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Expect warblers and other passerines.  Meet at 8:00 a.m. at The Grove: east side of Milwaukee Ave., just south of Lake Ave., in the second parking lot that leads to the Interpretive Center.  Leader: Nancy Halliday

Ryerson Woods

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Check out the spring migrants and returning breeders at this beautiful Lake County forest preserve.  Meet at 7 a.m. at the Brushwood Center parking lot.  The entrance to the Ryerson Conservation Area is on Riverwoods Rd., north of Deerfield Rd.  Leader:  Donnie Dann

Gillson Park Bird Walk

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Gillson Park bird walk. Meet at 8:00 at Lake and Michigan Aves (the northwest corner of the park.) Sponsored in cooperation with Go Green Wilmette and the Wilmette Park District. For more information, contact Karen Glennemeier, kglennemeier@gmail.com.

Northwestern University Campus

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Spring Saturday Mornings at Northwestern University's Campus. This area is a stopover for migrants of all kinds heading north.  Park on the lake side of the upper deck of the south parking lot off of Sheridan Rd. and Clark St., north of Clark St. beach, at 8:30 a.m.  Leader: Nancy Halliday and TBA.  From 10:30-11:30 ENSBC will sponsor an informal “Birds and Bagels” walk at Clark St. Beach Bird Sanctuary. Meet at the Clark St. Beach House.

Clark Street Beach Bird Sanctuary "Birds and Bagels"

Saturday, May 7, 2016

10:30-11:30 Bird Walk at Clark St. Beach Bird Sanctuary. Meet at the Clark St. Beach House, Sheridan Road just south of Northwestern University.

 

Spring Bird Count

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Illinois State Spring Bird Count. Contact Joel Greenberg for Lake Co. assignments (630-725-6660). Contact Alan Anderson for Cook Co. assignments

Skokie Lagoons

Friday, May 6, 2016

These Friday trips pack a great list of warbler species during spring migration. Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Forest Preserve parking lot north of Willow Rd. just east of the Edens Expressway. Leader: Lynne Carpenter

Northwestern University Campus and Clark St. Beach Bird Sanctuary

Friday, May 6, 2016

Northwestern University Campus. This area is a stopover for migrants of all kinds heading north.  Park on the lake side of the upper deck of the south parking lot off of Sheridan Rd. and Clark St., north of Clark St. beach, at 8:30 a.m. Leaders: Libby Hill and Nancy Halliday. We will bird the Clark Street Beach Bird Sanctuary following the field trip.

Perkins Woods

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A Cook County Forest Preserve Big Year field trip. Look for warblers and other migrants (and also a great display of spring wildflowers.).  Meet at 7:30 at the kiosk at the corner of Grant and Bennett.  Leader: John Bates.

Perkins Woods

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Perkins Woods. Look for warblers and other migrants (and also a great display of spring wildflowers.).  Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the corner of Ewing Avenue and Grant Streets.  Park along Ewing Avenue.  Leader: John Bates.

Gillson Park Bird Walk

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Gillson Park bird walk. Meet at 7:00 at Lake and Michigan Aves (the northwest corner of the park.) Sponsored in cooperation with Go Green Wilmette and the Wilmette Park District. For more information, contact Karen Glennemeier, kglennemeier@gmail.com.

Northwestern University Campus

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Spring Saturday Mornings at Northwestern University's campus. This area is a stopover for migrants of all kinds heading north.  Park on the lake side of the upper deck of the south parking lot off of Sheridan Rd. and Clark St., north of Clark St. beach, at 8:30 a.m.  Leaders: Josh Engel and Libby Hill.

Clark Street Beach Bird Sanctuary "Birds and Bagels"

Saturday, April 30, 2016

10:30-11:30 Bird Walk at Clark St. Beach Bird Sanctuary. Meet at the Clark St. Beach House, Sheridan Road just south of Northwestern University.

PROGRAM: Members Night

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Members Night: This night is for members to share birding experiences with the group.  Tell us about your most recent birding travel, a species or site that you monitor, a research project you have participated in, etc. A few spaces remain open for this years’ Member’s Night; if you would like to participate contact Jennifer Schmidt at jvs@uic.edu. Each presentation is limited to 10 minutes.

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