JOIN US ON A FIELD TRIP

JOIN US ON A FIELD TRIP

From birds in migration to butterflies in summer, most trips are free and open to the public!

JOIN US ON A FIELD TRIP

From birds in migration to butterflies in summer to gulls at the dump, you're bound to find something new and exciting. Most trips are free and open to the public!

EVENING PROGRAMS

EVENING PROGRAMS

We bring interesting birding and natural history programs to you. Free and open to the public.

EVENING PROGRAMS

We bring interesting speakers to you, followed by coffee, snacks, and socializing. These informative and entertaining programs are free and open to the public.

SPECIAL EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS

We bring you special events, like the Christmas Bird Count and the county-wide North American Migration Count.

SPECIAL EVENTS

We bring you special events, like the Ann Arbor Christmas Bird Count and the North American Migration Count.

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The Latest News

  • 71st Ann Arbor Christmas Bird Count: Saturday, December 16, 2017

    71st Ann Arbor Christmas Bird Count: Saturday, December 16, 2017

    By Jacco Gelderloos, CBC Compiler.  As I prepare to write this year’s CBC announcement, I am struck by a feeling of déjà vu – a quick check of the 2016 article confirms it: that, too, was largely written on an unseasonably Read More
  • 2017 Washtenaw County May Count Wrap-Up

    The 2017 Washtenaw County May Count is finally a wrap! Our total of 171 bird species observed stands respectable among the totals of years past, with 132 expected species and 39 unusual species for the area. Last year we observed Read More
  • Results from the 70th Ann Arbor CBC

    Results from the 70th Ann Arbor CBC

    During the potluck-tally gathering at the closing of this year’s Ann Arbor Christmas Bird Count, we discussed if the 2016 edition was the tenth anniversary of my role as count compiler. Neither the previous compiler, Nancy French, nor I was Read More
  • Report: May Count 2016

    Report: May Count 2016

    Saturday, May 14, the second Saturday of the month, dawned cold and wet. There were freezing conditions forecast, with gale force winds, and it was nearly so at 5 a.m. when my husband, Scott, and I set out from home Read More
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Upcoming Events

16Dec
71st Ann Arbor Christmas Bird Count
All Day
Unspecified location
Category: Special Events
20Jan
Upper Peninsula Winter Birding
All Day
Eastern U.P., Sault Ste. Marie
Category: Field Trips
21Jan
Upper Peninsula Winter Birding
All Day
Eastern U.P., Sault Ste. Marie
Category: Field Trips
21Feb
Birding the Puget Sound and Mt. Rainier
7:30 PM
Matthaei Botanical Gardens
Category: Programs
03Mar
One-Road Challenge
All Day
Unspecified location
Category: Field Trips