121st Christmas Bird Count

2020 LWAS Audubon Christmas Bird Count Dates  MORE ABOUT THE CBC (Ann Joyal)  Christmas Bird Counts this year will take on a different format to account for restrictions caused by the COVID-19 virus. Social distancing and masks will be required. Other restrictions may be in place depending on Michigan guidelines.  …

COVID UPDATE

Hey folks, If you are wondering when we will start back up with a regular schedule, so are we. The new website will help us communicate better and soon we will announce some on-line events. What are your suggestions? Let us know on our Facebook page or on Twitter.

Michigamme Highlands CBC Report

The third annual Michigamme Highlands Christmas Bird Count was held last Sunday, 12/28. Eleven participants counted a total of 977 birds from 25species. This ties our species count from the first year and is up from 21 recorded in 2013. We added two new species this time, Barred Owl and Pine Siskin, which …

Marquette 2014 Christmas Bird Count

We experienced relatively warm weather and calm winds on Saturday, Dec. 20, and general consensus was that because of the good weather, birds were not concentrated in the areas they would be in worse conditions: feeders and harbors. Overall bird numbers seemed low, but we ended up with a respectable …

August Bog Walk

Yesterday morning (8/9) I led a group of birders on a tour around the Bog Walk on Presque Isle in Marquette for the monthly walk sponsored by the Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society. We had great weather and a wonderful assortment of birds, with some signs that fall is upon us. Apparent …