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Birds

Ornithology

The Morton Arboretum ISAM Workshop, May 12, 2016 Illinois Invasive Species Awareness Month This workshop will review the status of pests, pathogens, and invasive plants that threaten trees in Illinois.
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Celebrate spring by searching the Arboretum grounds for nature’s brightly colored pageant of spring birds at The Morton Arboretum. Saturdays, March 19, April 16, or May 21, 2016, 8:00-10:30 a.m.
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Explore the spring landscape with an expert guide, learn to identify the birds that overwinter in Illinois, and discuss their behaviors and natural history at The Morton Arboretum. Saturdays, March 19, April 16 or May 7 (new section) or 21, 2016, 8:00-10:30 a.m.
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Learn to monitor bird populations for conservation at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, June 4, 2016, 8:00-11:30 a.m.
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Become acquainted with the host of birds that nest and breed in our region at The Morton Arboretum. Four Sundays, June 5 through 26, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
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Enjoy summer at The Morton Arboretum by searching the woods, fields, and edges for summertime birds. Saturdays, June 18, July 16, or August 20, 2016, 8:00 to 10:30 a.m.
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Learn the identifying characteristics of local shorebirds at The Morton arboretum.Thursday, August 11, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and Sunday, August 14, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to noon
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Enjoy autumn’s amazing birding as you learn to identify the migratory birds filling the air at The Morton Arboretum. Four Sundays, September 11 through 25 and October 2, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
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Enjoy the fall warbler migration while learning a methodical approach to dealing with fall plumages, arrival dates, migration patterns, habitat preferences, and alternate feeding approaches at the Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, September 13, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, September 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to noon
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Explore the Arboretum at night as we search for answers to questions about migration. Two Thursdays, September 15 through 22, 2016, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
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