Chicago Botanic Gardens

The Garden consists of 350 acres of lagoons, oak woods, re-created prairie and many formal gardens. A very large variety of species, from Common Loons to Pine Siskins, has been reported at various times throughout the year.

Favorite birding areas include Turnbull Woods, Marsh Island, Sensory Garden, the waterfall, Dwarf Conifer Garden, the feeders near the Education Center and the plant evaluation gardens