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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,[...]
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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[...]
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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[...]
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[...]
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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[...]
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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[...]
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Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
As even non-birders know from The Big Year book and film, traditional Big Years involve driving and flying thousands of miles to see as many species as possible in a given geographical location in 365[...]
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