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The Biggest Little Birding Festival in the Midwest

May 19-22 2016, Iosco County, Michigan

Come to Michigan’s Sunrise Coast to enjoy spring birding at its best, attend presentations on the latest birding topics, hone your birding skills, and learn about avian conservation work in Michigan.

The Tawas Point Birding Festival is a Michigan Audubon Signature Event that is supported by the local chapter, AuSable Valley Audubon.

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. Recent species highlights include: Kirtland’s Warbler, Cape May Warbler, Golden-winged Warbler, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, White-crowned Sparrow, numerous raptors, shorebirds, and more. Nearly 200 species were recorded during the festival weekend in 2015. Don’t miss out, spots are limited!

Click here to download a map of Tawas Point State Park birding and hiking trails.

Protect the Point: Invasive Species Elimination

Invasive Plant Pull at the Tawas Point State Park Come join us for our Garlic Mustard Pull work-bee behind the Tawas Point State Park office.  Garlic Mustard is a plant native to Eurasia.  Growing here it is a highly invasive...

Announcing the new Sunrise Coast Birding Trail

Bringing birding to the Sunrise Coast On May 2nd, the Sunrise Coast Birding Trail will be dedicated at three points in Michigan—Oscoda, Alpena, and Mackinaw City—by members of AuSable Valley Audubon, Thunder Bay Audubon, and the Straits Area Audubon chapters....



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