Take part in the biggest week of American birding with the Black Swamp Observatory in the Warbler Capital of the World. During spring migration, you can go on birding walks, listen to lectures, even go to a birder prom. Some events charge a fee. Share:

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You can still see the monarch butterflies at Wendy Park, stopping over on their migration from Canada to Mexico. But you won’t see a whole cloud of them at once because the weather is looking warmer and sunnier. Thousands of butterflies arrived on Lake Erie’s southern shores, beginning last week. And because of the rain…

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This chilly spring has been rough on birds, too. Migrating birds, such as kinglets, warblers and sparrows, are waiting for southwest winds to make the journey north easier. So they’re still staging their trips south of us, said Tim Jasinski, wildlife rehabilitation specialist at Lake Erie Science & Nature Center in Bay Village.  As of…

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