Meet in front of the nature center near the parking lot at 5:30 PM for a bird walk. NOTE: Please check back on the day of the event for any updates/cancellations due to weather (strong winds, thunderstorm activity, moderate- heavy rain), etc.
Meet in front of the nature center. NOTE: Please check back on the day prior or early on the day of the event for any updates/cancellations due to weather (strong winds, thunderstorm activity, moderate- heavy rain), etc. We will post an update when possible.
We will meet near the orange gate at 122nd Street and 2nd Avenue. Meet by 7:00 P.M. We'll walk the trails in search of early spring migrants. Or, meet by 8:15 P.M. at parking area. We'll walk a portion of the trail or drive to an adjacent roadside to listen for possible Eastern Whip-poor-will. We
Meet at the parking lot at the end of West High Street, Racine. NOTE: Please check back on the day of the event for any updates/cancellations due to weather (strong winds, thunderstorm activity, moderate- heavy rain), etc. We will post an update when possible.
Wisconsin’s wetlands are home to Sandhill Cranes and endangered Whooping Cranes. In the not-so-distant past, both Sandhill Cranes and Whooping Cranes faced near extinction throughout North America as they battled with increasing threats of unregulated hunting and habitat loss. Thanks to widespread conservation efforts, Sandhill Cranes are now one of the most populous crane species
Bring your binoculars, chair, and lunch to the courthouse lawn (southwest corner along 8th Street) at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 10. The chicks should be active at that point (assuming all goes well during nesting beginning in spring). Spotting scopes will be available for closeup views. In the meantime, check out the action at
UPDATE: The date for our gathering has changed from July 13 TO JULY 20. (Since our original scheduled date, another LARGE event was planned for the area that would have impacted parking availability and wait times.) We’re trying something new this year: We'll eat at the Biergarten instead of having a potluck. For available food and
This is the 15th year that we'll be going as a group to Horicon, one of Wisconsin's premiere birding hotspots. If you would like to carpool or caravan, meet at the Hwy 20 Park and Ride at 7:30 AM (Racine County). If you would like to meet us at Horicon, we will meet at the
Meet at 7:30 AM at the Hwy 20 Park and Ride (Racine Co.) or meet us at the North Britton and Burmeister Road intersection by 8:00 AM. From the roadsides, we will look for Buff-breasted Sandpipers, American Golden-Plovers, Brewer's Blackbirds, and other fall migrants. Bring binoculars, a spotting scope if you have one, and a
Guest speakers: Kathy and Michael Rock Learn how to create a sanctuary for the Ruby-throated Hummingbird in your own backyard. Through the use of perennial and annual plants, wildflowers, shrubs, trees, water features, and hummingbird feeders, you can discover the magic and excitement of hummingbirds! Hummingbirds and wildlife gardening have been Michael and Kathi's passion
Meet at area 2, where the feeders are, by 5:30 PM. This is the lot north of the Pike River bridge accessed from JR, see map at: https://hoyaudubon.org/maps/petrifyingsprings/ We will be looking for fall migrant birds.
Hoy's 13th Big Sit is a FREE EVENT and open to EVERYONE! It is an easy activity for those with limited mobility, as birders watch from a stationary location. Bring binoculars, sunscreen, water, snacks, and a folding chair.