MAY 3 – 12, 2013
Will you be there? Have you ever been?
Jeff and I attended the last two years. We were so excited after our first year there that we had to attend again.
If you go…(I highly recommend that you do)
try to catch the sunrise over Lake Erie.
park your car,
walk over to the lake to see what birds might be migrating in.
Just a short drive from Magee Marsh
Where I took this photo below~walk the trails and bird.
Check out this map of Magee and the surrounding area so that you can see how it all connects.
Don’t forget to stop into the
The Biggest Week is organized by Black Swamp Bird Observatory and they do a terrific job!
There is now a partnership trail that links Magee and Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
another great birding spot!
There are many areas a short drive from Magee Marsh that are well worth visiting.
You may want to head over to
Oak Openings Preserve..Walk a trail
The Biggest Week ~Check out the Schedule here
Check out the Biggest Week website for all the classes and workshops offered during the festival.
Back when Migration Magic happens.
One of my most favorite places!
Park your car..
There are plenty of places on the boardwalk for everyone..
You have to share with the Warblers and other birds of course..
PULL out your lawn chair, RELAX…
the birds will come to you!
The reason why you visited in the first place..
So close that even my baby point and shoot can get a photo or two..
Those are just a few of the warblers you might see....
Its not just about the Warblers..
There are fly catchers, Thrush, Owls, Woodcock..and more.
Don’t forget the
If you don’t want to miss out on the special birds being seen.
Read this great tutorial by Melissa Penta on setting up alerts to your phone.
Do it so that you wont miss any of the action..
Also bookmark this link..Kenn Kaufman predicts week by week and sometimes daily the migration forecast for the area.
Beep Beep~phone alert
Chestnut sided Warbler between makers 12 and 13 ..on the boardwalk
YOU need to see that!
~ Share the boardwalk~
Let the Magic Begin!
It’s a Magical time of year to be in Ohio!