Bird Walks

Schedule and Location

Spring

(Register now)
Saturday, 8:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Locations Varies 

  • Section A: April 20, 2019, with Phyllis Mertz at Thornhill Shelter
  • Section B: International Migratory Bird Day. May 11, 2019 with Vicky Sroczynski at Big Rock Visitor Station
  • Section C: May 18, 2019 with Jay Sturner at Thornhill Shelter
  • Section D: June 15, 2019 with Jay Sturner at Thornhill Shelter

 

Summer

(Registration opens May 21, 2019)
Saturdays, 8:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Thornhill Education Center

  • Section A: July 20, 2019 with Jay Sturner
  • Section B: August 17, 2019 with Vicky Sroczynski
  • Section C: September 21, 2019 with Phyllis Mertz

Fees and Registration

$10.00 member
$14.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)

ONLINE: REGISTER NOW
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Course Description

Search the woods, fields, and edges of the Arboretum for birds. Join us to learn about migrants and year-round resident birds with an expert guide. Please be prepared to spend most of the class outdoors; no prior experience in birding is necessary.

Course number

O010

Course Details

  • Notes: Held entirely outdoors. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Limit 20
  • Supplies: Binoculars and a field guide will be useful. A small number of binoculars will be available for check out on a first come first served basis.
  • Recommended ages: Children ages 12 and up welcome with adult registrant.
Bird Walks