Place to observe birds?

I just bought the book "bird watchers for dummies" and a pair of binoculars. What is the best place around Toledo to watch birds?

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Agreed, Magee is a great place espacially during the annual Warbler migration. Point Mouillee in Michigan is good too, with lots of snow owls this year.

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I heard the Stranahan estate, Wildwood, is good, too.

the Hoffman Road landfill.

And, if rats are to your liking, the Old Sports Arena, parking lot at sunset offers rats the size of cats there. Corn from the Anderson's silos, offers nutrient enriched esculant for massive growth.

Carrie Cunt, I like the Hoffman road landfill idea. I can't travel all over the country to bird watch. I want somewhere local and close by. Does the rats at the landfill attract a lot of different species? Do you stink I might see a yellow belly sap sucker? Thanks for the info!

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Peter Sibley has the best bird watching book available. It's much better than Peterson's Eastern Wild birds. We own both authors guides. They also have a fold-able weather proof quick guides available.

Should you get a chance, Point Pele in Canada is a good place for migrations. Spring is best for Warblers and fall if you like seeing hundreds of Monarchs make the trip south. Also research the time of year for different events, such as the annual Broad wing Hawk Migration in the fall. We witnessed hundreds of Night Jars together flying south up in the UP of Michigan. You will witness thousands of birds at a time if you know what you are looking for.

Another book I will recommend is called "On the Wings of the Wind." Should still be in the library.

Have fun watching.

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A book and binoculars are a start, but I'm guessing you'll want a ladder, too.

You won't even need the binoculars for the migratory run at Magee. Just follow the boardwalk and the crowds, people will be more than happy to point the birds out and identify them

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Thanks for all the info folks. I stink I'll start out at maggie thurber's marsh to get my feet wet. I'm hoping two see two of my favorite birds, the yellow belly sap sucker and larry.
Peace to you all!

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