Tawas Point Birding FestivalDate: May 15, 2014 - May 18, 2014
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 (like the pictured indigo bunting) 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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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.