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Swallow Cliff Woods, Palos

Sunday, June 12, 2011

NEW TRIP! This half-day walk will target summer specialties such as hooded, blue-winged, and chestnut-sided warblers in addition to Acadian flycatchers, white-eyed vireos, and summer tanagers. The entrance is on LaGrange Rd. (Route 45) south of the intersection of LaGrange and Route 83. Meet at 7:00 a.m. in the first parking lot as you enter the park. Leader: Amar Ayyash.

Emily Oaks Nature Center (Skokie) 5:30 PM

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Meet at Emily Oaks Nature Center (Skokie)at 5:30 in the parking lot. Turn north on Knox (east of Skokie Blvd.) and make a left at the T intersection to the Emily Oaks parking lot. Leader: Eleonora diLiscia.

Gillson Park RESCHEDULED

Sunday, May 22, 2011

The Illinois shoreline juts farthest into the lake at this Wilmette park and is an excellent spot to observe migrant passerines in the tall trees and wildflowers in the park and shorebirds on the beach. This trip is co-sponsored by ENSBC and Go Green Wilmette. Meet at 8:00 a.m. at the top of the Wallace Bowl, near the Lakeview Center. From Sheridan Rd. just north of Wilmette Harbor, turn east at the Gillson Park sign. Take the immediate right turn onto Harbor Dr. At the fork in the road, go left onto Middle Dr toward Lakeview Center. Park along Middle Dr. The Wallace Bowl is to the north of Lakeview Center. Leader: Harry Drucker

Jackson Park and Lakefront – Wooded Isle

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Look for migrating passerines at this park. Meet at 7:00 a.m. Park south of the Museum of Science and Industry after driving on the east side of the building. Leader: Brian Herriott.

Spring Saturdays at Northwestern Lakefill and Sailing Beach

Saturday, May 21, 2011

This area has long been a stopover for migrants of all kinds headed nouth. Park on the lakeside of the upper deck of the south parking lot off of Sheridan Rd. and Clark St., north of Clark St. beach, at 8:30 a.m. Leaders: Sue Robert and Karen Zipser

Fridays at Skokie Lagoons

Friday, May 20, 2011

These Friday trips pack a great list of warbler species during spring migration. Meet at 8:00 a.m. at the Forest Preserve parking lot north of Willow Rd. just east of the Edens Expressway. Leader: Joel Greenberg

The Evanston Express (and Skokie Swift) Harbert Park 5:30 PM

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

“The Evanston Express (and Skokie Swift)” A series of trips for when you don’t have much time and can’t go far from home. Each trip starts at a different location and the leader may decide to go to more than one park. Meet at Harbert Park at 5:30 p.m. The parking lot is east of the North Shore Channel on McDaniel off of Main. Leader: Eleonora diLiscia.

Spring Saturday mornings at Northwestern Lakefill and Sailing Beach

Saturday, May 14, 2011

This area has long been a stopover for migrants of all kinds headed nouth. Park on the lakeside of the upper deck of the south parking lot off of Sheridan Rd. and Clark St., north of Clark St. beach, at 8:30 a.m. Leaders: Sue Robert and Libby Hill

Fridays at Skokie Lagoons

Friday, May 13, 2011

These Friday trips pack a great list of warbler species during spring migration. Meet at 8:00 a.m. at the Forest Preserve parking lot north of Willow Rd. just east of the Edens Expressway. Leader: Lynne Carpenter

The Evanston Express (and Skokie Swift): Perkins Woods 5:30 PM

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

A series of trips for when you don’t have much time and can’t go far from home. Each trip starts at a different location and the leader may decide to go to more than one park. Meet at Perkins Woods at 5:30 pm. Perkins is located at the corner of Grant and Ewing. Park on the street and meet at the southwest corner. Leader: Eleonora diLiscia.

The Grove, Glenview

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Expect warblers and other passerines. Meet at 8:00 a.m. at The Grove: east side of Milwaukee Ave., just south of Lake Ave., in the second parking lot that leads to the Interpretive Center. Leader: Ari Rice

Illinois State Spring Bird Count

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Contact Joel Greenberg for Lake Co. assignments (630-725-6660). Contact Alan Anderson for Cook Co. assignments (casresearch@comcast.net or 847-390-7437).

Spring Saturday mornings Northwestern Lakefill and Sailing Beach

Saturday, May 7, 2011

This area has long been a stopover for migrants of all kinds headed north. Park on the lakeside of the upper deck of the south parking lots off of Sheridan Rd. and Clark St., north of Clark St. beach, at 8:30 a.m. Leaders: Libby Hill and Wayne Svoboda.

Fridays at Skokie Lagoons

Friday, May 6, 2011

These Friday trips pack a great list of warbler species during spring migration. Meet at 8:00 a.m. at the Forest Preserve parking lot north of Willow Rd. just east of the Edens Expressway. Leader: Lynne Carpenter

Spring Saturday mornings at Northwestern Lakefill and Sailing Beach

Saturday, April 30, 2011

This area has long been a stopover for migrants of all kinds headed nouth. Park on the lakeside of the upper deck of the south parking lot off of Sheridan Rd. and Clark St., north of Clark St. beach, at 8:30 a.m. Leaders: Sue Robert and Libby Hill

Perkins Woods Garlic Mustard Pull and Birding

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Help rid the woods of this aggressive non-native weed. Perform a good deed, be among friends, and enjoy birds and wildflowers. Come for an hour or a morning, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Perkins Woods is at Colfax and Ewing between Central St. and Golf Rd. in Evanston. Leader: Libby Hill.

PROGRAM "Women Out Birding" A panel discussion

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

A panel of local women birders will discuss how they personally came to birding and the history of women in birding/ornithology. A sequel to last year’s “The Nature of Birding,” during which four men discussed aspects of their personal birding history, this panel will be composed of women birders and ornithologists: Carolyn Fields, Nan Buckhardt, Ann Buckhardt, Jenny Vogt and another TBA. Moderator: Libby Hill

Jackson Park and Lakefront – Wooded Isle

Sunday, April 24, 2011

A perennial favorite among club members, this trip is excellent for early migrants. Meet at 7:30 a.m. Park south of the Museum of Science and Industry after driving on the east side of the building. Leader: Dick Young.

North Glenview

Saturday, April 16, 2011

A tour through the better birding areas that North Glenview has to offer by local birder, Sulli Gibson. We will most likely bird Techny Basin Conservation Area, Lake Glenview, and The Air Station Prairie for early migrants and lingering waterfowl. Techny Basin is located west of Waukegan Rd., south of Willow Rd., and east of Ravine Way in Glenview. Meet at 8:00 a.m. at the gravel parking lot on Ravine Way. The trip will last approximately 3.5 hours but you are welcome to leave at any time. Leader: Sulli Gibson.

Looney Trip, Lake County

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Saturday. A Dave Johnson specialty. Loads of loons and lots of lakes. Expect other birds as well. Meet at 9:00 a.m. at IL Beach State Park. From Sheridan Rd. follow Wadsworth Rd. east into the park and follow signs to the IL Beach Resort and Conference Center. Park in the northernmost parking lot. Leader: David B. Johnson.

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