Birding in Horicon, WI at Horicon Marsh Bird Club

Horicon Marsh Bird Club for Bird Watching or Birding in Horicon City- Dodge County, WI (Southeast Wisconsin)


Over 290 species of birds have been documented at Horicon Marsh, making this one of the top birding hotspots in the upper midwest. Many threatened and endangered species rely on this marsh during the year to maintain their populations. Horicon Marsh has been recognized as a "Wetland of International Importance" and a "Globally Important Bird Area", which provides abundant opportunities for the study and management of Wisconsin birds.

Over 32000 acres comprise the marsh, with the southernmost third managed by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and the remainder of the refuge handled by the USFWS.

Waterfowl are abundant, with other birds found as well. Look for grebes, ducks, teals, ibises, brants, golden eagles, wigeons, and tufted titmouse.

Consider contacting the Horicon Marsh Bird Club to see what monthly activities, field trips, and surveys are on the go. The Horicon Marsh Bird Festival is held in May during the spring bird migration, thanks to the efforts of this Bird Club, and newsletters are released monthly.

Horicon Marsh Bird Club is primarily focused on education and observation of birds, members will be offered the opportunity to become involved in a variety of conservation projects and important wildlife surveys, which will help monitor the status of our birds and aid in managing their populations and habitats.

Trips are offered throughout the year to a variety of locations and habitats to experience and learn about the birds of the area. The Bird Club assists in organizing and conducting the annual Bird Festival at Horicon Marsh. Birders will find the festival at the DNR’s Field Office in the City of Horicon, located on North Palmatory Street. Event signs will direct visitors from Highways 28 and 33. People who wish additional information should call 920-387-7860.

Upcoming Bird Festival By Horicon Marsh Bird Club
Bird Watching Tips at Horicon Marsh

More about Horicon Marsh:
Birding in Horicon City
Horicon Marsh - Wisconsin DNR Hqtrs. & Education Center
Horicon Marsh - Marsh Haven Nature Center
Horicon Marsh Wildlife Refuge

Contact:
Horicon Marsh Bird Club
Jeff Bahls, President
N4686 Blackbird Rd
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
Phone: (920) 210-4832
Email: jbahls@wildblue.net
Web: http://www.horiconmarshbirdclub.com



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