Kirtland’s Warbler Trip

May 27 and 28, Start 9 a.m.

Meet at Education Building Toledo Zoo.

Kirtland's Warbler is one of the rarest breeding birds in North America. They are a very particular bird and choose to breed only in young Jack Pine forests. At one point they were on the brink of extinction because there were limited Jack Pine forests for them, but with habitat management and special care, this species has made a wonderful comeback. However, they still remain quite elusive and are difficult to see away from their breeding grounds. The best place to see and hear Kirtland's Warbler is on territory in Central Michigan. Here the Jack Pines have been managed for the warbler's specifications, which provides a reliable spot for them to return to each Spring.

We as a group will head out from Toledo on the morning of May 27 and make the drive to Grayling Michigan (4 hours) - we may head out for a little birding before enjoy dinner together that evening. The next morning we will get up early and head to look for Kirtland's that should be in full song on territory and makes for a wonderful way to enjoy the birds. We will break for lunch and then head home to Toledo.

Download itinerary here.

For additional questions, please contact your guide Jeremy at birding@toledozoo.org  or 419-385-5721 ext. 3096



Only 6 tickets available!

Single Ticket

$210.00

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Double Ticket

$260.00

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