Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, Paradise

Whitefish Point provides valuable, concentrated habitat for migrating birds in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The shape of the point intersects with Lake Superior to create a natural migration corridor, funneling thousand of birds to the Point. This unique location provides spectacular birding and invaluable opportunities for Michigan Audubon to conduct important research, education, and conservation programs.

Whitefish Point Bird Observatory (WPBO) was established in 1979 to document and study migratory bird populations and their habitats in the Great Lakes Region and is a program of Michigan Audubon, Michigan's oldest conservation organization.
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  • WhiteFish Point Bird Observatory offers a splendid view of Lake Superior and a great opportunity for novice photographers to hone their skills... its a beautiful place to be and soak in the calmness o...  more »
  • We are so happy we didn't pass this spot up! We really enjoyed walking around and checking out all of the different buildings on site. You can either see the sites up in the lighthouse, or go to the l...  more »
  • BIrd Observatory has a small area just across from the lighthouse stop by there and check the list of what has been seen lately There is a nice boardwalk also one nice deck to see raptors in the other...  more »
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  • A great place to visit. Anyone from the casual nature enthusiast to the most avid birder will find great enjoyment.
  • They keep feeders going year-round--some of the best vagrant bird species in the state were seen here.
  • Awesome! great night time activity, the people are SUPER FRIENDLY.
  • Excellent BIRDING. !!!!!!
  • Cool little store and very knowledgeable staff
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