Arguably, the best single birding spot in the Chicago area, the promontory and adjacent dune habitats contain what is probably the region’s most heavily birded site: the famous “Magic Hedge.”
North Pond is a 12-acre nature sanctuary that attracts many land and waterbirds during migration seasons.
This Chicago Park District nature preserve contains 46 acres of woodlands, wetlands and grassland.
Long known as the best single location in Illinois for Snowy Owls, this site holds promise for becoming a migrant hotspot once a restoration program is completed .
Birders walk the edge of this 6.5-acre fenced sanctuary in Lincoln Park to see and hear the large variety of migrants that use this wooded oasis.