Registration is now open for the 2013 Cerulean Warbler Weekend, which takes place May 31 - June 2 in Barry County, Michigan. The event will feature guided birding by some of Michigan's best birdwatchers and naturalists. Highlight species for the weekend include: Cerulean Warbler, Henslow's Sparrow, and an assortment of Flycatchers. Join us for the best breeding season birding in Michigan!
Birding in 2013 is well underway in Michigan. Those who attended Michigan Audubon's guided birding excursions to the Eastern Upper Peninsula this winter had a great time and saw the signature species that call the North Woods home, including Northern Hawk and Great Gray Owls.
We are pleased to continue this trend with some intriguing new tours, led by some of the state's top birders.
Please consider making a tax-deductible gift to Michigan Audubon. Your support directly benefits birds and bird conservation efforts in Michigan.
Learn more about issues that affect birds and their habitats in Michigan, and what you can do to help protect them.
The Kirtland’s Warbler, also commonly referred to as the Jack Pine Warbler, is a small, neo-tropical migratory songbird and one of the rarest members of the wood warbler family. First observed in Michigan in 1903, this bird is unique to the state for several reasons and has a long, challenging history. According to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) the bird has likely never been overly abundant due to its restricted habitat and inability to adapt to a changing environment.
To read the full article, click the title above!
Registration is now open for the 2013 Tawas Point Birding Festival, which takes place May 16-19 in Iosco County. Click through for program details and registration information. The event website is www.tawasbirdfest.com.
The staff at Michigan Audubon couldn't be more excited to help launch the NEW Sleeping Bear Birding Trail! This is Michigan's first formal birding trail, consisting of 32 birding sites along 123 miles of scenic M-22 in the northwest Lower Peninsula. Click through to learn more.