Horicon Marsh

Horicon Marsh Auto Tour Horicon Marsh Auto Tour, W4279 Headquarters Rd, Mayville

We will meet at the Auto Loop Trail parking area off of Hwy 49 at 9:00 AM. From there we will caravan to bird other locations. This is the 12th year that we'll be going as a group to Horicon, one of Wisconsin's premiere birding hotspots. In past years, the trip has included a stop

Wind Lake Sod Farms

Wind Lake Sod Farms 5299 N Britton Road, Franksville

We plan to meet/begin near the intersection of North Britton and Burmeister Roads 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 bird book. Note: Due to COVID-19, if you attend our

CANCELED-September Monthly Program (Chimney Swifts) and Bird Walk

River Bend Nature Center 3600 N Green Bay Rd, Racine

• We'll start with a bird walk at 6:00 PM, followed by our meeting at 7:00 PM. • Sandy Schwab, Chair of the Wisconsin Chimney Swift Working Group, will talk about the conservation of chimney swifts and the group's work to protect chimney habitat that is being used by swifts for nesting and roosting. Chimney

Bird Walk, Petrifying Springs Park

Petrifying Springs Park 761 Green Bay Road, Kenosha

Meet at area 2 by 5:30 PM. We will be looking for fall migrant birds. Note: Due to COVID-19, if you attend our field trips, we ask that you wear a mask, and please bring your own water, snacks, and optics (binoculars and spotting scopes) to help minimize contact. We will also not be carpooling

CANCELED-Big Sit

Due to a foretasted all day rain, we have canceled the "Big Sit" for this year.

World Migratory Bird Day Celebration Goes Digital

Both the City of Kenosha and Kenosha County are recognized as Bird Cities. To be recognized as a Bird City, a community must meet criteria spread across six categories: habitat creation and protection, community forest management, limiting threats to birds, education, energy and sustainability, and the official recognition and celebration of World Migratory Bird Day.

Hawkwatch at Chiwaukee Prairie

Chiwaukee Prairie 121st Street and 2nd Avenue, Pleasant Prairie

Meet at 121st Street and 2nd Avenue, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158. Hoy plans to meet at Chiwaukee to watch for migrating raptors. There is roadside parking in this area. Bring your binoculars, a chair, water, snacks, and layered clothing in case it's breezy. NOTE: The October 10 date was canceled due to poor migration winds

Lakefront Birding at Shoop Park/Wind Point

Shoop Park (Racine County) 4534-4326 Lighthouse Drive, Wind Point

We'll meet at the parking lot at Shoop Park and walk northward along the lakefront to the Wind Point Lighthouse. To get back to the parking lot, we'll either retrace our steps or walk along the edge of Shoop golf course. The field trip end time will depend on bird activity and/or weather conditions but

Owl Prowl

Bong State Recreational Area (BB Parking Area) 26000 Co Hwy BB, Kansasville

We will drive to various locations near and within the park to listen for owls. Please meet promptly by 7:00 PM at the DNR parking lot that is located on the north side of BB (7th Street), approximately 0.7 mile west of Hwy 75. A Wisconsin State Parks vehicle admission sticker will be required when

Lakefront Birding – Kenosha

Southport Park 7825 First Avenue, Kenosha

Hoy Audubon will hold two fall bird walks along the Kenosha Lakefront. We'll meet at the parking lot at Southport Park and walk a portion of the Kenosha Sand Dunes. We will also visit other spots along the lakefront. The field trip end time will depend on bird activity and/or weather conditions but will generally

Lakefront Birding at Shoop Park/Wind Point

Shoop Park (Racine County) 4534-4326 Lighthouse Drive, Wind Point

Hoy Audubon will hold fall bird walks at Wind Point. We'll meet at the parking lot at Shoop Park and walk northward along the lakefront to the Wind Point Lighthouse. To get back to the parking lot, we'll either retrace our steps or walk along the edge of Shoop golf course. The field trip end