It’s a big world up here in the UP, so the more we help each other the better birding becomes. Here is a colection of on-line resources specific to the UP, and some for all of Michigan. Tapping into this wealth of information is guaranteed to make you a better birder and naturalist.
Birding Alert Systems
PLEASE be sure to follow the rules of each group you join.
- What’s App – Marquette Good Bird Alerts
- What’s App – Eastern UP Good Bird Alerts
- What’s App – Michigan Rare Bird Alerts
- UP Birdnet – An important local birder resource is the UP Birdnet sightings email list at www.UPBirders.org. By signing up for this list-serve, you can stay informed of what is being seen across the Upper Peninsula, as well as report your own sightings.
- eBird Alerts
- Facebook – UP Birding
- more Facebook –
TEAM eBIRD – https://www.facebook.com/groups/422922394584052
Snowy Owls – https://www.facebook.com/groups/988334554559513
Audubon Web Sites
List your Sightings, Follow bird migrations
- eBird – free to join, begin tracking your sightings today.
- eBird – latest Marquette County sightings
- eBird – latest Alger County sightings
- Bird Migration – BirdCast
Birding Equipment, Books, and Software
- Thayer Birding Software
- Birding APPS
- Binocular Reviews
- Scope Reviews