Saturday, February 20, 8:00 AM
9th Annual IOS Gull Frolic
Guest Speaker 9:30 and 11:30 AM: Mr. Alvaro Jaramillo - Slaty-backed Gull
Bring your binoculars, scope and cold weather gear. Experts will be available to help ID and answer
questions. $10 registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch,
including Sea Gull Stew, vegetarian chili, drinks and more. Coffee, tea and hot
chocolate will be available all day. This fee will help defray facility
surplus will go to the IOS Grant Program to benefit Illinois birds and birding.
The featured speaker, sponsored by the Chicago Ornithological Society, will be
Mr. Alvaro Jaramillo, a Field Guides Chile specialist guide, who lives in Half
Moon Bay, Calif. His progam will be on Slaty-backed Gull identification. Lunch
will be served immediately following the 2nd presentation.
To reach the Winthrop Harbor Yacht Club take the I-94 toll
road north toward Milwaukee. Exit at Route 173. Turn right (east) and go to Sheridan Road (Rt. 137). Turn left and proceed to 7th Street. Turn right on 7th
Street and follow the North Point Marina signs to the yacht club. DO NOT SPEED
on 7th Street! It is actively patrolled by the Winthrop Harbor police.
More info will be posted at http://www.illinoisbirds.org
as we get
closer to the date.
Sponsored by many local bird clubs, organizations and
individuals. Hosted by the Illinois
Illinois Ornithological Society
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]