DuPage County

Cantigny

The former McCormick estate hosts bird walks on the second Saturday of each month. These walks are free, so they are ideal to attend if paying the ($5.00 per car) entry fee into the park is undesired. The park borders the golf course, as well as has a couple good habitat edges. Resident Red-headed Woodpeckers

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DuPage County

Elmhurst ComEd Substation

The Elmhurst ComEd Substation is home to DuPage County’s largest Monk Parakeet population. Easily accessible viewing along Parker St, to the west of the fenced-off compound, allows for great looks at the Monk Parakeets which live at or around the compound year round. The northern most transformer outside of the compound holds their large communal

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DuPage County

Pella Ponds

6 ponds in a mostly deserted corporate complex. The blue marker notes the pond known as “Pella Pond”, because of it’s proximity to the Pella Window plant to the west. This pond, and the 5 to the north of Fabyan Parkway can be very good for migrating waterfowl, especially geese. Ross’, Greater White-fronted and Cackling

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