Dakota taking a short break at the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
One of the most popular places to see warblers during the Biggest Week in American Birding is the Magee Marsh boardwalk. It is the final place for all sorts of migratory birds to stop and rest before their journey across Lake Erie into their nesting habitats. The Magee Marsh boardwalk is epic for both amateur
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Today, May 14th, 2011 Eddie (aka Birdfreak) is marrying his sweetheart Stacia. They are honeymooning in Hawai’i so will be away from blogging for a couple weeks. Make sure to keep visiting here as Jennie and Dakota (from Ohio) will be posting fun stuff!! And when the lovebirds return look for a ton of photos
Ken Keffer is holding a banded Yellow Warbler at the Black Swamp Bird Observatory as part of the amazing events at the Biggest Week in American Birding. Ken Keffer is the education director at the Black Swamp Bird Observatory and one of our favorite birders. He makes birding an EPIC experience!
While Eddie (the main Birdfreak) is busy planning a wedding and Jennie and Dakota are attending the Biggest Week in American Birding, Susie and Dad took charge of the Spring Bird Count for the Birdfreak Team. Susie recaps… Bird counts are always intensive, fast, fun birding, and you can almost always count on unseasonably cold
The Biggest Week in American Birding – GO! Year two is in full swing and the number of birders in attendance = up! The ten-day long birding extravaganza is full of workshops, guided walks, keynote speakers…and BIRDS! Lots and lots of migrating birds. Warblers, warblers everywhere at the Magee Marsh Boardwalk Photo by Dakota Callaway