Birding or Bird Watching

Birding in Boulder Junction, WI at Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest

Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest for Bird Watching or Birding in Boulder Junction City- Vilas County, WI (Northeast Wisconsin) Covers 222,000 acres in northern Wisconsin including 900 lakes and 18 family campgrounds. A total of 244 bird species frequent the forest - that's 73% of all species recorded in Wisconsin. Nesting pairs of bald eagles, osprey and...

Birding in Shiocton, WI at Navarino Nature Center (NNC)

Navarino Nature Center (NNC) for Bird Watching or Birding in Shiocton City- Shawano County, WI (Northeast Wisconsin) Located 7 miles south of Shawano, this wetland area was once part of a glacial lake bed formed 12,000 years ago. Birds include a resident population of sandhill cranes, black terns, American bitterns, Blanding’s turtle, ruffed grouse, pheasants,...

Birding in Stevens Point, WI at Schmeeckle Reserve

Schmeeckle Reserve for Bird Watching or Birding in Black Creek City- Portage County, WI (Northeast Wisconsin) 275 acres of wetlands, forests, prairies and a lake attract a diverse array of songbirds, raptors and waterfowl. Located on the North end of the UW-Stevens Point campus, the Reserve's five miles of nature trails connect to the city's 24-mile Green Circle Trail....

Birding in Black Creek, WI at Mack Wildlife & Observation Area

Mack Wildlife & Observation Area for Bird Watching or Birding in Black Creek City- Outagamie County, WI (Northeast Wisconsin) Located 2.5 miles west of Black Creek on Hwy. 54 and Bishkoff Road. This 1,829-acre site includes a newly-created 500-acre wildlife observation area. It is one of the few areas in the state where migrating swans can be seen along with Canada...

Birding in Appleton, WI at Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve

Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve for Bird Watching or Birding in Kaukauna City- Outagamie County, WI (Northeast Wisconsin) This 782-acre white cedar swamp located on City in the north of Appleton offers eight miles of trails and a variety of woodland species including, pileated woodpeckers, yellow-bellied sapsuckers, warblers, cranes, hawks, owls, and falcons. Visitors enjoy...

Birding in Three Lakes, WI at 1000 Islands Environmental Center

1000 Islands Environmental Center for Bird Watching or Birding in Kaukauna City- Outagamie County, WI (Northeast Wisconsin) This 300-acre refuge along the Fox River is home to nesting eagles, great blue herons, black-crowned night herons, owls, bitterns, teal, coot, ducks, mergansers, resident and migratory song birds. The nature center displays a collection of more than...

Birding in Three Lakes, WI at Thunder Marsh Wildlife Area

Thunder Marsh Wildlife Area for Bird Watching or birding in Three Lakes city- Oneida County, WI (Northeast Wisconsin) Located just off of Hwy. 45 three miles north of Three Lakes, this 3,000- acre wildlife area offers a rare opportunity to observe the birds of a spruce and tamarack forest, as well as many species of marsh birds and waterfowl. The lakes and forests of...

Birding in Rhinelander, WI at Nicolet National Forest

Nicolet National Forest for Birdwatching or birding in Rhinelander city- Oneida County, WI (Northeast Wisconsin) Covering 661,000 acres in northeastern Wisconsin, the Nicolet National Forest provides abundant habitat for a variety of rare species including the boreal chickadee, gray jay, northern tree-toed woodpecker and spruce grouse. An abundance of lakes attracts bald...

Birding in Oconto, WI at Oconto Marsh Refuge

Oconto Marsh Refuge for Birdwatching or birding in Florence city- Florence County, WI (Northeast Wisconsin) The Oconto Marsh Refuge covers 4,000 acres just north of the City of Oconto on the west shore of Green Bay. One of the last remaining Great Lakes' wetlands, it is accessible by car on paved roads that make watching Forester Terns, eagles, raptors, herons, cranes and...

Birding in Florence, WI at Spread Eagle Barrens State Natural Area

Spread Eagle Barrens State Natural Area for Birdwatching or birding in Florence city- Florence County, WI (Northeast Wisconsin) 8,850 acres of pine barrens/bracken grassland. Resident and migrant neotropical bird species include the red-tailed hawk, upland sandpiper, yellow-bellied sapsucker, great crested flycatcher, eastern bluebird, warbling vireo, chestnut-sided...