Join us for the BIGGEST small birding festival in the U.S.! This four day festival includes guided birding tours, workshops, seminars and of course tons of birds, over 180+ species! Check the Kirtland’s Warbler, Piping Plover, Western Kingbird, Northern Mockingbird, Black Tern and Whimbrel off your list in Iosco County, May 15-18, 2014. Register here! For more information and a complete schedule of events visit: Tawasbirdfest.com
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Prior to European settlement the Common Grackle was likely not common. It wasn’t until settlers started clearing land for agricultural uses that the species start expanding, and rapidly. By 1974, the species global population had reached 190 million individuals (National Audubon).
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Michigan Audubon members will receive a post card ballot during the first week in February. Members' deadline for submitting votes is February 28. Please visit the detail page for this news item for background information on each candidate.
Michigan Audubon will be celebrating the Sandhill Crane in 2014 with a year-long campaign to raise awareness for the state's largest and oldest species of bird. We invite you to join us in this celebration of the Sandhill Crane's natural history by viewing an all-new promotional video for the upcoming 20th Anniversary of the Sandhill Crane & Art Festival, "CraneFest."
Since early December, snowy owls have shown up in rather large numbers across Michigan and much of the Midwest and this has caused some issues. Shooting the owls has been controversial but now the airport in Grand rapids is taking a more conservation minded approach after listening to its citizens. Check out the article!