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Fall Owl Programs

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Join us for an educational adventure 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 19, 7-11 pm
Saturday, October 20, 7-11 pm
Friday, October 26, 7-11 pm

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. For more information and to register Contact Kathy Hoel at 815/877-2938 or e-mail info@sandbluff.org, subject: SBBO Owl Night.


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 19, 2018 - October 26, 2018
  • Sand Bluff Bird Observatory
  • $25 per person donation requested | Call for reservations