Yellow-rumped Warblers feeding along the flooded Du Page River in Shorewood, IL. April 2013. Photo by Gil Anderson
You can now join or renew your IAS/WCAS annual membership online! It's easy and convenient.
Do you enjoy attracting wildlife to your backyard? Do you maintain the four elements of habitat or would like to improve your backyard habitat? Your backyard can become a Certified Illinois Audubon Bird & Butterfly Sanctuary. Qualify and receive a certificate and a sign for posting in your yard.
Download the application for more information (pdf file.)
Click here for additional resources
Please call the IAS office for questions regarding Certification or Re-Certification at 217.544.2473
Rose breasted Grosbeak. April 2013
Photo by Janet Schleeter
Next WCAS Meeting: Sep 2013
Spring Bird Count Results
Click on the 2 images below to see the WCAS western Will County results of the Spring Bird Count that was held on May 4, 2013.
Found a young or injured bird or animal?
Now that the warm weather has arrived, birds and other animals are busy raising their young. You may come upon a bird or animal that is orphaned (or seems to be) or injured. What do you do? Please check out information on the found an animal page from the Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation web site. You can also check out good information on the Willowbrook Wildlife Center here.
Looking for a birding activity in Illinois? Check out the Illinois Audubon Society's Birding Calendar
Are you interested in learning more about birds and birding in and around Will County? Would you like to meet others that enjoy birding? Join us at one of our upcoming activities and find out what the Will County Audubon Society is all about. We hope to see you there!