Community, Park Forest

Woodcock Watch Saturday, March 3 at Thorn Creek Nature Center

American Woodcock
American woodcock (Source: National Audubon Society)

Registration required by Wednesday, February 28

Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)—February 27, 2018

By: Rosemary Piser

Thorn Creek Nature Center, 247 Monee Road in Park Forest, will host a Woodcock Watch on Saturday, March 3 from 5:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event is for all ages and is free.

The arrival of the Woodcock is one of spring’s most sought-after sights. Discover the fantastic aerial courtship displays of the Woodcock. Join expert birder Sue Zelek for this evening program and watch in amazement as the male Woodcock seeks his mate. Meet at Nature Center and carpool to Governors State University. This field trip is sponsored by Thorn Creek Audubon Society. Participants should be prepared for the cold weather and be able to walk 0.5 mile outdoors on uneven terrain.

NOTE: In case of rain, event will be held on Saturday, March 10

For additional information or to register for the event, call 708-747-6320 or visit