Bird Walk

Join in a walk around the Main Campus to find and look at migrant birds at 7:30 am on Friday, May 16, 2014 on the west side of Siegel Hall.

The campus serves as an urban oasis for birds going north in spring and south in fall, and a nice variety of them can be found here during the migratory periods. In recent years, the Main Campus was home to a Cooper’s Hawk during the winter, and Peregrine Falcons find the IIT Tower a useful perch from which to hunt. Read a summary of the campus bird walk from┬áMay 2013.

The walk will be led by Vice President of External Affairs David Baker and Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Geoffrey Williamson, who recently received the American┬áBirding Association’s Ludlow Griscom Award for his contributions to regional ornithology.

Note: The walk will last an hour and 15 minutes. Bring a pair of binoculars (a small number of pairs of binoculars will be available for loan).