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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. Covid Special Notice: ALL field trips have participation limits with prior registration required and members only.

7:30 am
Migrating sparrows should be present in abundance (recent special sightings here have included Nelson’s Sparrow, and the first Fox Sparrows arrived in Lake County this week), joined by lingering earlier migrants as well as newly[...]
Pine Dunes Forest Preserve

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
The Greater Sage-Grouse, an iconic and threatened species of the American West, is known for its spectacular mating displays as well as for extraordinary conservation efforts to address a 90%+ population decline caused in large[...]
Online - Zoom
7:00 pm
Despite the rich bird life of the eastern Amazon basin, few birders have visited the Belém Area of Endemism in northeastern Brazil – one of at least eight regions in Amazonia with unique species found[...]
Online - Zoom


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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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