Michigan Audubon’s Signature Events

Spring Fling
April 24 – 26, 2020

Spring Fling is our annual celebration of bird migration at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory. Expect excellent birding along with opportunities to learn more about avian migration and conservation around the Great Lakes. Visit the Spring Fling website for more information.

Registration will open on Janaury 31, 2020.

Tawas Point Birding Festival

The Tawas Point Birding Festival is now owned and led by AuSable Valley Audubon who has agreed to see this event into the future. Michigan Audubon will continue to share this festival’s registration information on our website and in the Jack Pine Warbler, and we encourage you to attend this event and make it a May mainstay in your calendar year of enjoying Michigan birds!

Cerulean Warbler Weekend
May 29 – 31, 2020

Cerulean Warbler Weekend features guided walks at Otis Farm Bird Sanctuary, caravan tours throughout Southwest Michigan’s best hotspots, and more. Attendees will visit areas where they can spot the Cerulean Warbler, a bird whose numbers have been declining faster than any other North American songbird. Click here for more information.

Registration will open on March 6, 2020.

October 17 – 18, 2020

Come enjoy the spectacle of thousands of Sandhill Cranes descending on Big Marsh Lake in Bellevue during their fall migration. Visit cranefest.org for more information.