Missing the Monarchs?
While many monarchs head to Mexico for the winter, others overwinter in Texas, California, or Florida.
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Lands Managed by Seney National Wildlife Refuge
Harbor Island, Huron, Michigan Islands and Seney National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) are managed by Seney NWR in Seney, Michigan.
Seney NWR is also responsible for the management of the Kirtland's Warbler Wildlife Management Area in the upper portion of Michigan's Lower Peninsula.Lands managed by Seney NWR
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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Kirtland's Warbler Guided Tours
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Michigan Audubon Society will jointly conduct guided tours from May 15 through July 4, departing from the Ramada Inn in Grayling, Michigan. Please visit the front desk upon your arrival for the meeting location. The tours are offered on weekdays at 7:00 a.m. and on weekends and holidays at 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Tours are free of charge.Kirtland's Warbler Tours at Grayling, Michigan
Guided tours to view the Kirtland's Warbler are available through the U.S. Forest Service from May 15th to June 20th.U.S. Forest Service Guided Tours
The Kirtland's warbler moves its tail frequently, down quickly and up slowly. Bird behavior can help birdwatchers more easily identify their quarry.
Page Photo Credits Female Kirtland's Warbler - Dan Elbert/USFWS, Yellow Warbler - © Keith Perish, Kirtland's Warbler - Joel Trick/USFWS, Kirtland's Warbler - Joel Trick/USFWS
Last Updated: Nov 06, 2015