Western Great Lakes Bird & Bat Observatory

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Big Sit 2015

On Sunday October 11, 2015 fourteen birders spent nine hours looking for and finding fifty-five bird species.

Dani Baumann and Becca Sher started the day at 6:00 am on the Bill Cowart Memorial Hawk Watch Platform under a gorgeous clear night sky. After the sun came up bird experts Marilyn Bontly, Norma Zehner, Kathy Gallick, and Joan Sommer joined the group.  The Kaehny brothers, Seth Cutright, and other visitors helped add to the daily total.

Upcoming Events

27Aug
08/27/2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nighthawk watches begin!
3Sep
09/03/2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nighthawk watches
2Oct
10/02/2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Changing Bird Populations
3Nov
11/03/2017 - 11/04/2017
Southeast Wisconsin Conservation Summit
4Nov
14Dec
12/14/2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wisconsin Winter Birds