Sunday Morning Birdwalks: Spring 2019
Celebrating Our 75th Year of Birding!
Sundays, March 3 – May 26, 2019
7:30am – 9am
Anita Purves Nature Center
Meet in the Anita Purves Nature Center parking lot at 7:30am. Walks officially last about 1 1/2 hours (though some folks stay later if the birding is good).
Birds, Binoculars and Beverages
On Sundays April 7 to May 12, 7:15-9:45am, the nature center will be open to the public for Birds, Binoculars and Beverages, a program in celebration of the nature center’s 40th anniversary where you can enjoy FREE coffee and light snacks before or after the Sunday Morning Bird Walks.
The Sunday Morning Bird Walks started in the 1940’s. Birders of all skill levels are welcome!
We begin every week at the Anita Purves Nature Center parking lot and then decide whether to walk into Crystal Lake Park or Busey Woods.
These parks play host to 36 species of warblers every spring as well as large numbers of vireos, thrushes, orioles and tanagers.
Bird walks are held on Sunday mornings during the spring and fall migration seasons:
March-May & September-October
Want expert tips for identifying birds? Watch these videos by Cornell Lab of Ornithology: