Category Archive for "Whitefish Point Bird Observatory"

Motus Tower Dedication in Memory of Linda Jo Klemens

WPBO Motus Tower Dedicated in Memory of Linda Jo Klemens By Heather Good, Michigan Audubon Executive Director When I was first approached by the Thunder Bay Audubon Society’s board about offering a donation in memory of their devoted, long-time president,…

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2018 Whitefish Point Piping Plover Season Report

Molly Keenan

2018 Whitefish Point Piping Plover Season Report Monitor: Danielle Dershem (May 7-August 10) Summary The Whitefish Point 2018 Piping Plover nesting season was successful and resulted in two fledged chicks. The chicks belonged to the only pair that attempted to…

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Whitefish Point Bird Observatory Integrates 21st Century Technology

PARADISE, Mich. –  Each spring for nearly 40 years, hawk and water bird counters have perched themselves at wooden shacks overlooking Whitefish Point near Paradise, Mich., in the Upper Peninsula. For eight hours each day, in all but the most…

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