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Event Calendar

Woodcock Watch

Event Information

Date: Saturday, 03/03/2018

Time: 5:15 PM to 7:00 PM

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages

Contact Phone: 708.747.6320

Location: Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve

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Event Details

The arrival of the woodcock is one of spring’s most sought-after sights. Discover the fantastic aerial courtship displays of this plump little shorebird. Join expert birder Sue Zelek for this evening program and watch in amazement as the male woodcock seeks his mate. Meet at the nature center and carpool to Governors State University in University Park.

Event Requirements

Registration required by Wednesday, February 28: 708.747.6320.

Participants should be prepared for the cold weather and be able to walk 0.5 mile outdoors on uneven terrain. A rain date for this program has been set for Saturday, March 10.


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