Is this one on your Life List?
The Kirtland’s Warbler isn’t Michigan’s State Bird, but in the hearts and minds of many state residents, it is just that. Once living on the brink of extinction, the Kirtland’s Warbler has taken significant steps toward recovery, though it remains on the State Endangered Species list.
Hartwick Pines State Park near Grayling, MI is hosting the Kirtland’s Warbler Tours in cooperation with Michigan Audubon. Tours are offered May 27th-June 30th at 7:00 am. There is an additional tour on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 am. Cost $15 per person and a State Park Recreation Permit. Preregister at https://www.michiganaudubon.org/kirtlands-warbler-tours/