How blue is a bluebird? How strong is a cardinal’s beak? Where do birds go in the winter? Should I feed the birds all year+ Visit Sand Bluff Bird Observatory to find out.
Visitors of all ages are welcome at Sand Bluff, and there is no admission charge. See birds up close, find out how and why birds are banded, and learn about their habits and migration.
Sand Bluff is unique in allowing public access to the banding operations area. You are able to see up close, many species that are often very difficult to observe in the field.
Saturdays-8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sundays-8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
March through May
September through November
Call (815) 629-2671 for information during operation hours.