64. Barrington Spring Bird Walks with Wendy Paulson

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A true harbinger of spring arrived in my email inbox today when Citizens for Conservation sent this year’s schedule of Barrington Spring Bird Walks and Hikes led by area naturalist and birder, Wendy Paulson.

Black-capped Chickadee
Black-capped Chickadee

Co-sponsored by Audobon Chicago Region and Citizens for Conservation, these bird walks are a great way to get to know nearby nature with Wendy who is a true expert when it comes to bird and wildlife residents of the Barrington area.

From the black-capped chickadee to the bobolink to the eastern bluebird and great egret, we’ve loved learning more about the Birds of Barrington in Wendy’s regular series of bird profiles here at 365Barrington.com.

CLICK HERE to read all of Wendy’s bird profiles.

Barrington Area Naturalist, Wendy Paulson
Barrington Area Naturalist, Wendy Paulson

The walks are free and open to the public, though spaces are limited and RSVPs are required.  Waterproof boots are strongly recommended for these hikes. Don’t forget your binoculars!

April 4, 8 a.m.
Beese Park (Meet at Beese Park, east end of Cornell Avenue)

April 18, 8 a.m.
Beese Park (as above)

April 25, 7:30 a.m.
Baker’s Lake (parking lot on Highland Ave. south of Hillside Ave)

May 9, 7:30 a.m.
Beverly Lake (parking lot off Rt. 72)

May 16, 7:30 a.m.
Baker’s Lake (parking lot on Highland Ave. south of Hillside Ave) Note: May 16 walk will be lead by Jenny Vogt

May 23, 7:30 a.m.
Penny Road South* (meet at Penny Road Pond parking lot, less than a mile west of Old Sutton/Penny Rd intersection)

May 30, 7:30 a.m.
Galloping Hill*(meet at Penny Road Pond parking lot, less than a mile west of Old Sutton/Penny Rd intersection)

June 16, 7:00 a.m.
Galloping Hill *(as above) (change from June 13)

June 15, 5:30 p.m
Longmeadow* (north side of Longmeadow Dr. off Bateman Rd)

*indicates a more strenuous hike

Walks are free and open to the public though spaces are limited and RSVPs are required. Waterproof boots are strongly recommended for these hikes. Don’t forget your binoculars!

Please RSVP to: Rebeccah Sanders (847) 328-1250 ext. 12 or rsanders@audubon.org and let us know how best to contact you should that be necessary.  Before you head out, please be sure to check the Citizens for Conservation website for any last minute changes or cancellations.

*indicates a more strenuous hike

Please RSVP to: Rebeccah Sanders (847) 328-1250 ext. 12 or rsanders@audubon.org and let them know how best to contact you should that be necessary.  Also, before you head out, please be sure to check the Citizens for Conservation website for any last minute changes or cancellations at CitizensForConservation.org.

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