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Birding the Upper Peninsula *Members Only*

January 13 @ 7:30 am - January 14 @ 12:00 pm

**Registration is full, BUT please join the waitlist as we may open a few more spots depending on logistics.**
If a spot opens, the next person on the waitlist is automatically registered.
We may consider a second trip if there are enough people on the waiting list.

We will travel to Sault Ste. Marie on Friday, January 12th, and bird all day Saturday and Sunday morning with a goal of departing Sault Ste. Marie around noon on Sunday. Target birds include: Snowy Owl, Bohemian Waxwing, Pine Grosbeak, Red and White-winged Crossbills, Evening Grosbeak, Ruffed and Sharp-tailed Grouse, Purple Finch, Snow Bunting, and more! Maybe the heavens will align for a Spruce Grouse lifer for your trip leader this year finally? Space is limited to 20 and membership is required. You may join or renew your membership here. While the trip is free for members, a $30 dollar donation per person to defray the leaders’ costs is suggested but not required. Venmo link here.

Basic Itinerary – Detailed itinerary will be sent at least a week out

Friday, January 12th

Arrive Sault Ste. Marie. Some may bird on the way up and we will provide some suggestions in a later email for doing so.

Saturday, January 13th

7:30 am – Meet at hotel for departure

6:30 pm – Dinner at a local restaurant

Sunday, January 14th

7:30 am – Meet at hotel for departure

Noon – Conclude birding and arrive at hotel for folks to get their cars and head home

** Please note: We will caravanning together in as few vehicles as possible while birding. Those not driving in the caravan will leave their cars at the hotel. So, it is important everyone can bird the entire morning on Sunday. If you have to leave before noon on Sunday, this may present logistical challenges for the group. **

Members, please register below. Lodging information and other logistical details will be shared after registration.

View the trip report from 2023 here.

Trip Leaders: Matthew Spoor & Juliet Berger

This is one of our very few MEMBERS ONLY events. If you are not a member or need to renew, you can do so here.

Due to unsafe travel conditions forecasted for the travel and birding areas, we have canceled. All registrants have been notified and sent an email with rescheduling options.


January 13 @ 7:30 am
January 14 @ 12:00 pm
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Saulte Ste. Marie
Saulte Ste. Marie, 49783 + Google Map