Breeding Bird Survey


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​​​​​​​​​​Natural Area Preservation
3875 E. Huron River Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Remy Long​
  Deputy Manager
Tina Stephens
  Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator
Becky Hand
  Stewardship Specialist

[email protected]


Our Breeding Bird Survey Kickoff for 2023 is on April 13th, from 7-9p.m. on Zoom. Spend this winter getting to know the most common birds by sight and sound. Go birding whenever you can, then come to the kickoff and learn how to record your observations and hone your skills. Surveying is done two to four times during early summer in a single park, and each visit takes a few hours. Previous experience preferred.

Registration is required! Sign up here.

Check our Volunteer Stewardship Calendar for other survey kickoff and training events. ​​​

Not ready to commit to the BBS? Join us for bird-watching walks with NAP Ornithologist Juliet Berger: check our calendar for event listings.

Hone your bird-watching skills by looking for the breeding birds of Ann Arbor!  View our field checklist here (pdf).

Learn more about the North American Breeding Bird Survey at:

Learn more about area birds at: