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Spring Oak Park Bird Walks start this Saturday!

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You are all invited to this spring's seasons of Oak Park Bird Walks (https://sites.google.com/site/opbirdwalks/), led by yours truly! Reserve a spot by emailing me at: trumpetswan (@) comcast.net

The first walk is on this Saturday and still has several openings, as do many other walks this spring, listed below:

  • Please note that walks start from my house (address given in reservation email) UNLESS otherwise noted.

Saturday, April 16 - 7:00am

Sunday, April 17 - 9:00am @ Thatcher Woods (Oak Park Kids Bird Walk w/Illinois Young Birders)
Meet @ parking lot west of Trailside Museum: 738 Thatcher Ave, River Forest, IL 60305
Saturday, April 23 - 9:00am @ Thatcher Woods (Oak Park Kids Bird Walk w/Illinois Young Birders)
Meet @ parking lot west of Trailside Museum: 738 Thatcher Ave, River Forest, IL 60305

Sunday, April 24 - 8:00am
Wednesday, April 27 - 7:00am

Sunday, May 1 - 8:00am @ Thatcher Woods (Oak Park Kids Bird Walk w/Illinois Young Birders)
Meet @ parking lot west of Trailside Museum: 738 Thatcher Ave, River Forest, IL 60305

Saturday, May 7 - 7:00am

Sunday, May 8 - 8:00am @ Columbus Park
Meet @ parking lot for the Field House (500 S. Central Ave, Chicago, IL 60644)

Wednesday, May 11 - 7:00am
Saturday, May 14 - 7:00am Global Big Day Bird Walk
Sunday, May 15 - 5:30pm

Friday, May 27 - 8:00am @ Miller Meadows Forest Preserve
Meet @ west parking lot (2199 S. 1st Ave, Maywood, IL 60153)

Saturday, May 28 - 7:00am

Tuesday, May 31 - 8:00am @ Miller Meadows Forest Preserve
Meet @ west parking lot (2199 S. 1st Ave, Maywood, IL 60153)
Saturday, June 4 - 8:00am @ Miller Meadows Forest Preserve
Meet @ west parking lot (2199 S. 1st Ave, Maywood, IL 60153)
Saturday, June 25 - 8:00am @ Miller Meadows Forest Preserve
Meet @ west parking lot (2199 S. 1st Ave, Maywood, IL 60153)

And finally, here are some photos of birds from around the neighborhood today. I am almost 100% sure we will see these, along with 15-25 more avian species, on this Saturday's walk.

Female YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER:
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GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLET:
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Good birding,

Henry
World Life List: 885 Species (no recent life birds)

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