Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, Paradise

#12 of 51 in Museums in Upper Peninsula
Observatory · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The Whitefish Point Bird Observatory (WPBO) is located in Chippewa County, Michigan, USA, adjacent to the Whitefish Point Unit of the Seney National Wildlife Refuge. It operates as a non-profit, affiliate education and research facility of the Michigan Audubon Society. The Society and the WPBO together have recorded over 300 species of birds at Whitefish Point. As one of a network of bird observatories in the Canadian Migration Monitoring Network, the WPBO documents the bird population of the Great Lakes region through bird banding, data collection, and research studies.

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  • My family and I came here on a quick break from the Shipwreck Museum across the street. My kids enjoyed walking among the dunes and along the lakeshore, skipping stones and coming right up to...  more »
  • While visiting whitefish point, we walked out to the bird observatory, and the short walk out there was very nice. Great scenery, and we even saw some birds. Also visited the museum and light house...  more »
  • Great place and staff, bird counters are awesome at their jobs.
  • Great birding spot
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