Introduction to Bird-Watching

Friday, October 8, 2021, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
and Saturday, October 9, 2021, 8 – 9:30 a.m.


If you want to become a birder, join this class to learn the basics. On Friday, you will learn about binoculars, how to use a field guide, and the field marks used to identify common birds of the Chicago area. During the Saturday bird walk, try out your newly acquired skills. Bring binoculars if you have them. Dress for the weather. 

Jim Steffen, ecologist emeritus, Chicago Botanic Garden

Friday, October 8: Classroom 2
Saturday, October 9: Meet at Visitor Center

  • Friday, October 8th, 2021

    This time slot is sold out, please select another date and/or timeframe.

    $63.00 Member | $79.00 Non Member