OAK HARBOR The 15th annual Lake Erie Wing Watch Weekend returns to Ottawa county on April 14 to 15.
This weekend of educational and entertaining activities is for anyone interested in birds and birding. It is a cooperative effort sponsored by Erie and Ottawa county visitors bureaus, and county, state, and federal conservation organizations and private individuals.
Things get started with a Breakfast with the Birds at Magee Marsh. This will include a walk and a breakfast served by the Friends of Magee Marsh. Then head over to Oak Harbor High School where the rest of the days events take place.
Concurrent sessions on a variety of topics will be going on all morning and afternoon. Participants can choose from beginning birding, birding by ear, identifying warblers, shorebirds, and waterfowl. Other topics include osprey, sandhill cranes, birding hot spots, wind power, live raptors, native plants and a panel discussion with expert birders, digital photography and more. Also all day Saturday there will be exhibitors and vendors set up, a silent auction, and lunch will be available.