Birding

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New and experienced birders can enjoy this fun and versatile year-round activity while experiencing the many amenities offered throughout the Forest Preserves, including miles of marked trails, major waterways that can be canoed or kayaked, dedicated nature preserves, nature centers and more.

 

Printable Birding Checklist

Whether you are an avid birder or just starting out, track all of your bird sightings by downloading the printable Forest Preserves of Cook County Birding Checklist!

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Top Photo: Dickcissel by Jim Phillips; Timberdoodle photo modified from Flickr user Fyn Kynd Photography

 


Birding Events

January 2019

Bird The PreservesSat, Jan 19 • 9:30 am
Free

Winter Bird Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Bird The PreservesSat, Jan 19 • 10 AM
Free

Sagawau Science: Feeder Watch

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, Lemont

February 2019

Bird The PreservesSat, Feb 9 • 9 AM
Free

Bird N’ Bagel

Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest
Bird The PreservesSat, Feb 9 • 4 PM
Free

Winter Evening Birding at Bartel Grassland

Bartel Grassland, Tinley Park
Bird The PreservesSun, Feb 24 • 10:30 am
Free

Fledgling Birder

Crabtree Nature Center, Barrington Hills
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Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County