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Tawas Point Birding FestivalDate: May 16, 2013 - May 19, 2013
Time: All Day Event
Location: Tawas Point Lighthouse, East Tawas
Tawas Point is well-known for a high concentration of warblers during May, including Kirtland's Warbler, Ruby-crowned Kinglet and Cape May Warbler. Numerous raptors and other birds are among the more than 300 species seen here. Held in cooperation with the Au Sable Valley Audubon Society, the birding festival brings you conservation and birding displays and insightful presentations from birding experts.
- Register online for a birding tour of Tawas Point, Tuttle Marsh and Clarks Marsh.
- On Saturday at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., see a "Birds of Prey" program presented by DeGraaf Nature Center and sponsored by the Friends of Tawas Point. Joe Rogers returns with great horned owls, vultures, falcons and other birds.
- On Saturday at 3 p.m., Rebecca Leffard presents the "Wings of Wonder" program.
- Thursday through Saturday, between noon and 4 p.m. (except during the "Birds of Prey" presentation), enjoy a tour of Tawas Point Lighthouse, only $2 per person.
This event is free of charge, although a Michigan State Parks Recreation Passport is required for park entry. For more information, please send us an e-mail
or telephone (989) 362‑5658.
You can see all Michigan Historical Museum System Lower Peninsula events in our online calendar
Tawas Point Lighthousepart of the Michigan Historical Museum Systemis located 2.5 miles southeast of East Tawas, in Tawas Point State Park; a Michigan State Parks Recreation Passport is required for park entry. Here's more information about how to find Tawas Point Lighthouse.
Contact Tawas Point Lighthouse.