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Jun
2
Sun
Glacial Park @ Glacial Park
Jun 2 @ 7:30 am
Glacial Park @ Glacial Park | Ringwood | Illinois | United States

Best spot in Chicagoland for Black Terns, Yellow-headed Blackbirds, Common Gallinules and more.

Directions:

From IL 137 (Buckley Rd.), turn slight right onto W. Peterson Rd., right onto IL 60, left onto IL 120/Belvidere Rd., right onto N. Richmond Rd./IL 31, and left onto Harts Rd. into preserve. Meet at the first parking lot on right.

Jun
6
Thu
Boreal Birds & Seabirds in Maine @ Maine
Jun 6 – Jun 10 all-day
Boreal Birds & Seabirds in Maine @ Maine

Sold Out.

If you’ve never seen Atlantic Puffins, Black Guillemots, Razorbills, Common Eiders or boreal birds like Spruce and Ruffed Grouse, Boreal Chickadee and Black-backed Woodpecker, here’s your chance! Led by Red Hill Birding’s Josh Engel, we’ll be exploring Acadia National Park on the coast plus the boreal forests near the border with New Brunswick, Canada. We also expect to see many birds on their breeding grounds that we know only as migrants, including 20+ species of warbler.

Maximum attendance is 14. Members only. Price is $1420 (double occupancy) plus airfare. Email renabird3@gmail.com for an itinerary and to register.

Jun
15
Sat
Whip-poor-wills at Illinois Beach State Park – South Unit @ Illinois Beach State Park - South Unit
Jun 15 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Whip-poor-wills at Illinois Beach State Park - South Unit @ Illinois Beach State Park - South Unit | Laguna Beach | California | United States

Bird Illinois Beach State Park South, BYO picnic dinner, and go Whip-poor-willing after dark.

Directions

From US-41, turn east on Wadsworth Rd., drive 2 miles into the park, park in Nature Center lot.

Leader: CiCi Birnberg 847-945-8500

Jun
18
Tue
Annual Potluck Dinner @ Heller Nature Center
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm
Annual Potluck Dinner @ Heller Nature Center | Highland Park | Illinois | United States

Members and non-members alike are invited to join us for our annual potluck dinner. This is a great opportunity to socialize, provide feedback on our year of programs and field trips. Also enjoy a sneak preview of what’s on tap for our Chapter’s 2019 – 2020 program & field trip year.

Bring a dish to share and personal bird stories to tell.

Not a cook? Store-bought is fine. Everything is welcome – small and large portions alike or bring a beverage.