Festival participants enjoy some of the best birding in the Great Lakes region; Tawas Point is well known for high concentrations of migrating warblers during the month of May. Species highlights have included Kirtland’s Warbler, Cape May Warbler, Golden-winged Warbler, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, White-crowned Sparrow, numerous raptors, shorebirds, and more. Over 160 species were recorded during the festival weekend in 2016.
Bay Inn | Gilbert Drug Store | Mr. Jack’ss Sports Bar & Grill | Oscoda Area Convention & Visitors Bureau | Oscoda Baptist Church | Sanctuary Bird & Nature Tours | Stephenson & Company, PC | Tawas Bay Big Boy & Northwoods Steakhouse | Vanguard
Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union | Barnacle Bills | Big Bob’s Restaurant | Branham’s Jewelry | Camp Inn Lodge | City of East Tawas/East Tawas City Park | Dean Arbour Chevrolet & Quality North Chevy Dealers | Ducks Unlimited | G’s Pizzeria and Deli | Gingerich Feed & Implements, Inc. | Hsing’s Garden Chinese Restaurant | Kocher’s Market | Neiman’s Family Market | O’Connor’s | Peggy Ridgway | Plainfield Township | Rainbow Gardens | Scofield Real Estate | Tawas Bay Insurance Agency | Tawas Hardware, Inc. 1322 | Thunder Bay Audubon | Village Chocolatier | Wiltse’s Brew Pub & Family Restaurant
Always a Holiday! Bed and Breakfast | Arnie Leriche | Cathy’s Hallmark | Freel’s Market | John L. Lesneski D.D.S | Mama’s Country Kitchen | Mangos Mexican Cuisine & Tequila Bar | Whitetail Cafe | Wojahn Floor Covering Inc.
Alward’s Market | Bernard Building Center Inc | Colvin’s Plumbing & Heating | Hale Insurance Agency | Huron Community Bank | Jeffrey M. Chadwick, O.D., P.C. | Kathy Jane’s Boutique | Kirtland’s Warbler Audubon Society | McDonald’s of Tawas | Oscoda/Ausable Chamber of Commerce | Richard Yarsevich | Rogers Family Foods & ACE | Straits Area Audubon Society | Susan & Ed Davis | Tawas Bay Art Gallery | Tri-County Agnecy Inc | Young’s Getaway Beachfront Resort