Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, Paradise

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#11 of 17 in Childrens Museums in Michigan
Whitefish Point provides a phenomenal concentration spot for migrant birds. Here, land and water features create a natural migration corridor. Tens of thousands of birds are funneled to the Point every Spring and Fall while migrating through the Great Lakes region. For over 30 years, Whitefish Point Bird Observatory has been monitoring and documenting these annual migrations. Over 330 species of birds have been seen at the Point including: Spruce Grouse, Rough-legged Hawk, Jaegers, Great Gray Owl, Boreal Owl, Northern Hawk Owl, Black-backed Woodpecker, Boreal Chickadee, and Bohemian Waxwing.
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  • 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 »
  • Well done with life like re-creations. Explained well, Life saving and rescue equipment and videos held your interest  more »
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  • 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.
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  • Cool little store and very knowledgeable staff

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