Birding Hot Spots in McFarland

Shawn Miller will present "Birding Hot Spots in McFarland" on Thursday, May 2, from 6:30-7:30 PM.  It will be live streamed and recorded for those who cannot attend in person.  There is a faint picture of a bird on a branch in the background, and a large picture of a red-winged blackbird in the foreground.
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E.D. Locke Public Library, 5920 Milwaukee St, McFarland, WI 53558

Are you looking to broaden your birding horizons?  Do you need a little guidance in how to start?  Join us as Shawn Miller, local experienced birder, teaches us about the hot spots for birding in McFarland.     

Shawn will also be leading two bird walks the week of May 6th (registration will be required).  You can also stop by the Bird Festival on May 11 where you can enjoy all things bird related, including more bird walks, informational booths, birdhouses made by local artist Gary Schneider, and a raffle for some awesome prizes.  

This program will be livestreamed and recorded for those who cannot attend in person.


The 2024 Great Wisconsin Bird-a-thon takes place on Saturday, May 4th.  Please consider supporting the McFarland Bird Festival Team of Shawn Miller and Alex Arnold.

Bird-a-thon 2024

Local birders Shawn Miller and Alex Arnold are participating in the 2024 Great Wisconsin Bird-a-thon on Saturday May 4th.  Their goal is to raise funds for a PURPLE MARTIN HOUSE and interpretive signage for McFarland's Lewis Park/Marsh Woods Park areas.   They are hoping to find between 80-100 species in one day!

If you are interested in donating, please click here:  McFarland Bird Festival's 2024 Birdathon.


Sara Hendrickson, 608-838-9030