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My wife and I were in Chicago for a wedding and had Saturday morning free so we went here for several hours. It was time well spent as we saw many eastern species that we rarely see out west. The park has a variety of...More
The view of downtown Chicago from this place is amazing . It is like you are far away from the city enjoying meadows with tall native flowers and grasses and birds and butterflies which are not afraid of you. And this place is not crowded...More
I live in southern Illinois but my birding friend and I made the 6 hour trip to Chicago specifically for the bird sanctuary and it did not disappoint. I've never experienced so many beautiful species up close and personal like you do here. So many...More
I have lived very near the Montrose Bird Sanctuary for many years. The first time i went was in the spring of 2016 but didn't return until this spring. The Montrose Beach and the Dock Restaurant are just to the North of the Santuary if...More
I just found about this sanctuary and I lived in Chicago all my life. It consists of a wooded area, near a beautiful view of the Chicago skyline off the harbor, that had a lot of birds enjoying the flowers and seeds on the shrubs...More
What a treat to find a spot that boasts over 300 species, mostly during migration times and winter. On it's edge is a quiet spot of beach to spend some quiet time. A lovely calm walk. Serious birders will share their knowledge and sometimes their...More