Bird Club Events

Field Trip : Owl Prowl Part 1 Bus Trip (registration required)

  • Saturday, February 2, 2019, 3:00pm–5:30pm
  • Price: $15.00
  • Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center
  • Available Spaces: 30

Join Horicon Marsh Bird Club members on a search for winter owls. During our bus ride to historical owl areas, trip leaders will fill us in on fun facts about owls. New this year we will be traveling by bus to avoid large amounts of cars in caravans. Pre-registration and $15 fee required for the 3-5:30pm bus trip.

Register here: http://horiconmarshbirdclub.com/owl-prowl-registration/

Afterwards you're welcome to bring a picnic dinner and stay for part 2 which will start at 6:30PM . We have owl pellets to dissect from 5:30 to 6:30.

Owl Prowl Part 2

  • Saturday, February 2, 2019, 6:30pm–8:00pm
  • Free Event
  • Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center

At 6:30 Naturalist Liz Herzmann from the Wisconsin DNR will give a talk at the Ed center about Owls and then hike to Indermuhle Island to call for some owls. The talk will have various owl parts for you to look at discuss fun facts about Owls.

Jack Bartholmai

It'll be a HOOT!

Field trip- Eagle Adventure

  • Saturday, February 16, 2019, 1:00pm–4:00pm
  • Free Event
  • Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center

Meet at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center. Carpool to some areas that have held Bald Eagles in the past. Bring warm clothes and binoculars. Spotting scopes for all will be available. Eagle be a good time!

Program

  • Thursday, February 21, 2019, 7:00pm–9:00pm
  • Free Event
  • Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center

Nest Box Seminar

  • Saturday, March 2, 2019, 8:30am–1:00pm
  • Free Event
  • Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center

Here are details for Nest Box seminar

March 2 8:30 AM
Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center .N7725 Hwy 28 Horicon.
Coffee and doughnuts available for purchase.
Blue bird boxes and Wood duck boxes will be for sale.

9 AM Renee Wahleen Tillema
Live Cavity Nesting raptors.

10 AM Jeff Bahls
Wood ducks, Making your nest boxes pro”duck”tive.

11AM Erinn Kronebusch
Bats , How can we help.

Noon Pat Ready
Bluebirds

March Field Trip: Dodge County Waterfowl

  • Sunday, March 17, 2019, 8:00am–12:00pm
  • Free Event

Meet at 8 am at McDonalds, Beaver Dam Hwy 33 & 151. Before the Horicon Marsh opens up follow the first bunch of migrating waterfowl along the Beaver Dam River as they work their way north. This trip has the possibility of a 12 duck species day.

Jack Bartholmai

Program : Kenya

  • Thursday, March 21, 2019, 7:00pm–9:00pm
  • Free Event
  • Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center

Christine Zimmerman, a Sheboygan birder and former convention chair for the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology, presents “Two Weeks in Africa That Changed My Life Forever.” Says Christine: “The beauty of the African landscape, people and birds made my trip to Kenya an unforgettable experience. I always tell people - everyone needs to go to Africa, it will change your life forever. We saw 500 bird species, 49 mammals (including the Big Five), plus lizards, crocs and some amazing insects.

Program : Natural Resources Foundation -Bird protection fund

  • Thursday, April 18, 2019, 7:00pm–9:00pm
  • Free Event
  • Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center

Natural Resources Foundation -Bird protection fund