Posts Tagged ‘Copper Country Audubon’

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  • Tuesday, October 27, 7 pm @ MTU Forest Resources building, Room G002 – Presentation: “Effects of shorelines development on birds and other wildlife in Northern Wisconsin.”
  • Tuesday, November 24, 7 pm @ MTU Forest Resources building, Room G002 – Presentation: “Report of the Manitou Island Bird Survey, 2009.”
  • Thursday, December 10, 6:30 pm @ MTU’s JR Van Pelt & Opie Library Room 112 – Planning session: Christmas Bird Count
  • Saturday, December 19 – Copper Country Audubon Christmas Bird Count, followed by CBC compilation in downtown Houghton

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Copper Harbor, located in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, will host its 5th Annual International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) Festival May 14 – 15, 2010. Activities will extend throughout the migration period beginning the end of April and going through mid May. The celebration includes special programs, dinners and birding activities.

Stay tuned to the Keweenaw IMBD webpage for more details.

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It’s been 17 years since J. Peacock conducted a raptor survey on Brockway Mountain.  Peacock’s survey took place from April 2 – May 30, 1992.  The project yielded data as to the quantity of raptors, quantity per species, and timing of species.  

A longer survey, commencing in 2010, remains necessary to obtain a picture of the long-term pattern of migration, accounting for year to year variability.

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