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Next Field Trips

Join us on our next bird watching field trip. Unless otherwise noted, there is no charge for participation. Some trips have participation limits with prior registration required and are identified as such.

Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm
12:00 pm
All field trips are currently on hold. When Covid-19 circumstances change, we will update our field trip program. For field trip ideas on your own, we recommend you go to our Field Trip page and[...]

Next Programs

During our Covid-19 pandemic, programs are being offered online via Zoom. The Zoom link is provided to our email subscribers prior to the event. All programs are open to the public and free. Participation in Zoom presentations has attendance limits.

7:00 pm
Shade coffee farms provide a rich habitat for both migratory and resident birds, including many species that pass through Chicago on their way to and from their summer breeding grounds. (Think Baltimore Orioles in Nicaragua,[...]
Online - Zoom
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Color is one of the factors that attracts us to birds, from the stunning red of a Scarlet Tanager to the iridescence of a hummingbird’s throat when it catches the sun. But to the bird[...]
Online - Zoom


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Who We Are

We are a gathering of people who enjoy bird watching and studying birds and wildlife. We welcome people of all ages and skills to join us on our field trips, programs and other events. Most of our monthly programs are bird-oriented, but we also address environmental and natural history topics.

The Illinois Audubon Society is the state’s oldest conservation organization that functions as a land trust to protect and enhance Illinois’ unique habitats and to educate the public about them. Organized in 1897, Illinois Audubon is not affiliated with the National Audubon Society.

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