Birds of Michigan

Want to attract more birds to your Michigan property?  Try the Quick Tips for Bird-Friendly Plantings provided by Michigan Audubon. 

Want to see what's beyond your backyard?  Visit one of these tails that offer good bird watching opportunities.


State Bird


Flicker aka Yellowhammer

The Michigan state bird is the Robin







Online Resources for Michigan Bird Watchers


Michigan Audubon
 Source for information about bird conservation, education, and research.

Official Checklist of Michigan Birds
Includes downloadable version.

Michigan Bird Gallery
A bird identification photo gallery.

Michigan Birding Festivals
Michigan hosts several annual festivals for bird watchers.

Michigan Birding Books
Field guides and bird identification books specific to Michigan.