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EVENTS

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  • PM River, Suttons Landing & Pump Storage Plant Bird Trip
    May 06, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    Mason County Airport, 5300 U.S. 10, Ludington, MI 49431, USA
    Matt McConnell will lead us to the Pere Marquette River Access Park, Suttons Landing, and the Pump Storage Reservoir. We will be looking for migrant songbirds, waterfowl, gulls, and shorebirds. Meet at 8:30 AM at the Mason County Airport.
  • Ludington State Park Field Trip
    Sat, Jun 03
    Ludington State Park-Warming Shelter
    Jun 03, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Ludington State Park-Warming Shelter, 8800 M-116, Ludington, MI 49431, USA
    Levi Wilson will lead us at Ludington State Park in search of breeding songbirds plus migrant shorebirds, gulls, and terns.
  • Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness Field Trip
    Sat, Jul 08
    Mason County Airport
    Jul 08, 8:00 AM – Jul 09, 12:00 PM
    Mason County Airport, 5300 US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, USA
    Dave Dister will lead us to Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness in Manistee National Forest in search of rare breeding songbirds and other more common species. Our target species will be rarities such as Blue-headed Vireo, Purple Finch, White-throated Sparrow, and Nashville Warbler.
  • Cartier Park & Ludington Harbor Field Trip
    Sep 09, 8:30 AM
    Bark Park, Slagle Ave, Ludington, MI 49431, USA
    Dave Dister will lead us to Cartier Park, Stearns Park Beach, and Ludington Harbor. The target birds will be migrant songbirds, shorebirds, etc.
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SPRING & WINTER BIRD COUNT

Each May and December, members of the Sable Dunes Audubon Society participate in the Spring Migration and Christmas Bird Counts. Birders identify and count all birds seen in their designated area. The counts are tallied and then submitted to the National Audubon Society for their records. This information helps give a picture of the health of bird populations throughout the United States. Interested in participating? Contact us to get paired up with a group.

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