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Fall Owl Programs

  • Presented By
  • Location
    Sand Bluff Bird Observatory
    10602 Haas Rd.
    Rockton, IL 61072
  • Phone
    (815) 494-7865
  • Date
    October 20-27, 2017
  • Time
    7:00pm-11:00pm - Friday, Oct. 20 | Saturday, Oct. 21 | Friday, Oct. 27
  • Price
    $25 per person donation requested | Call for reservations
Additional Information

Join us for an educational program during peak migration of Northern Saw-Whet Owls. Catching them is never guaranteed, but these programs offer a rare opportunity to learn about the research Sand Bluff and other scientists are pursing regarding  owl ecology and behavior. Experience a magical nighttime hike to listen for calling owls and other nocturnal creatures.

Friday, October 20, 7-11 pm-hosted by Lee Johnson & others
Saturday, October 21, 7-11 pm-hosted by Steve Reischel & Ivy Otto
Friday, October 27, 7-11 pm-hosted by Lee Johnson, & others

A per person donation (all ages) of $25 is requested. Due to late hours, it is recommended children be at least 10 years old. A minimum of 10 persons must be registered for each event to be held with a maximum of 25 participants. Contact Mary Ann Pettenger at 815-494-7865 for details and reservations.


Colored Sands Forest Preserve / Sand Bluff Bird Observatory - 10602 Haas Rd., Rockton, IL 61072 - Sand Bluff Bird Observatory is located at Colored Sands Forest Preserve, 4 miles north of Shirland off Yale Bridge Road. Follow signs posted on Yale Bridge Road.

Fall Owl Programs
  • October 20-27, 2017
  • Sand Bluff Bird Observatory
  • $25 per person donation requested | Call for reservations