Do live or are visiting in Chicago Illinois? Do you enjoy watching the birds and seeing how they interact with nature? If you do there are some places in Chicago where they can take you on bird watching tours for free around certain parks and trails in Chicago.The first place in Chicago where they have bird watching tours is a place called, "Paul Douglas Sanctuary Wooded Island," in Jackson Park. Here they have a staff that provides tours around the park and explains all the different living things in the park including birds. The birds you will see on your tour in this park are black chickadees, blue birds, ducks, wood peckers, and two hundred and fifty other migrating species of birds that seem to go there during all seasons. The tours at Wooded Island are usually free, but have some money on you just incase for some reason they charge a small fee.
The second best place in Chicago to go on bird watching tours is "Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary." At it is located on Montrose Avenue on Lake Michigan in Chicago. Here you can walk trails and go on bird tours and see birds such as ducks, hawks, owls, warblers, vireos, and thrush. You will also have a beautiful view of the lake while on your tour so don't forget to bring your camera because it's defiantly an amazing place to see
The third best bird watching place in Chicago is "Lincoln Park Bird Sanctuary." This is a great place to take a tour if you love watching hummingbirds, herons, ducks, owls, and the list goes on. To walk the trails at this park does include a small fee that you will pay at the visitor center, but it is well worth the price you pay because you won't see these birds in any other better place in Chicago. Other things you will see here are beautiful gardens, trees, and benches to sit at to enjoy the birds. This park is located on Lake Shore Drive at Addison, Chicago.
The fourth best bird watching tour in Chicago to check out is "Gompers Park Wetland." It's defiantly a place to go on a bird watching tour because you will see birds such as blue herons, blue birds, loons, ducks, as well as other creatures such as turtles and big bullfrogs. You will need to make sure you pack your camera for this trip because I know there will be some amazing things you will see along your tour that you will want to take pictures of. The scenery here is also amazing such as the long grasses, flowers, streams, and wetlands.
Now if you decide you want to go to any of these places for your bird tours call 312-747- 2200 and the customer service people will give you times and dates when tours are being taken at each one of these places along with prices and things you will need to bring on your little bird watching outing. I hope this information has help all of you out there looking to go on a bird tour in Chicago and I hope all of you have a blast and see some exciting cool birds.