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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.

7:30 am
NEW!  Registration Required Multi-stop Evanston trip beginning at Harbert Park with stops at Ladd Arboretum and Clark Street Bird Sanctuary, with optional final stop at Gillson Park or Perkins Woods. Meet at the Harbert Park[...]
Start at Harbert Park

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.

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
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
SPECIAL PROGRAM When Ian Fleming was looking for a name for his fictional British secret agent, he looked at the cover of his birding bible, Birds of the West Indies, saw the author’s name, and[...]
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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