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Birds of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Kenneth Arzarian

Birds of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

by Kenneth Arzarian

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Published by Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in Porter, Ind. (1100 N. Mineral Springs Rd., Porter 46304) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Indiana -- Indiana Dunes State Park,
  • Birds -- Indiana -- Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore,
  • Bird watching -- Indiana -- Indiana Dunes State Park,
  • Bird watching -- Indiana -- Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 93-0651-P

    Statement[by Kenneth Arzarian ; reviewed by Kenneth Brock]
    ContributionsBrock, Kenneth J, United States. National Park Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13616235M
    OCLC/WorldCa29451023

    In the early s scientists, recreationists and nature enthusiasts, recognizing the value and potential of the Indiana dunes area, fought to have the region preserved. As a result, in , the state park was established. The park is one of two state park’s in the country surrounded by a national park, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers scouting for rare birds; peaceful forests and hikes. Asked in History, Politics & Society, Indiana Places to visit in Indiana?

      Indiana Dunes National Park offers hiking, bird-watching, sing-alongs and the chance to dine on prepackaged camp meals, within 40 miles of Chicago. INDU is an abbreviation of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers scouting for rare birds; peaceful forests and hikes. Asked in .

    On February 15 Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore became Indiana Dunes National Park, after years of waiting. The 61st National Park in the U.S. It’s a big deal, especially for Park Nuts like us to get a new addition to that designation to join the illustrious ranks of parks like Yellowstone and Yosemite.   Enjoy 30 seconds of the sounds of nature along the Little Calumet River. How many of these birds can you ID? - This clip was taken a few weeks ago while NPS crews were treating invasive plants.


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Birds of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore by Kenneth Arzarian Download PDF EPUB FB2

Birds of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore [Arzarian, Kenneth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Birds of the Indiana Dunes National LakeshoreAuthor: Kenneth Arzarian. Birds of the Indiana Dunes: Revised Edition Paperback – January 1, by Kenneth J Brock (Author) › Visit Amazon's Kenneth J Brock Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Kenneth J Brock. Birds of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. [Kenneth Arzarian; Kenneth J Brock; United States. National Park Service.] Print book: National government publication: English: rev: Rating: # Birds--Indiana--Indiana Dunes National.

Located at the southern tip of Lake Michigan the national lakeshore is an important feeding and resting area for migrating birds. Lake Michigan influences the migration patterns of bird species.

During the fall migration southbound birds follow the north-south shoreline and are funneled into the Indiana Dunes. Downy woodpecker. Located at the southern tip of Lake Michigan, the national lakeshore is an important feeding and resting area for migrating birds.

Lake Michigan influences the migration patterns of bird species. During the fall migration, southbound birds follow the north-south shoreline and are funneled into Indiana's dunes.

27 rows  This is a list of birds of the Indiana Dunes. The Indiana Dunes (State Park and. We interrupted Willa Cather to sing along to Dar Williams’ “Iowa” as we left that state. Alas, the only landmark we observed in Illinois was a Panera near Joliet just before stopping for the night.

The next day’s destination was Cleveland, with a pit stop at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. This was my third visit to this park. Great Birding.

Few places in the Midwest rival Indiana Dunes Country for great birding. More than bird species live or migrate through here—drawn to the open water of Lake Michigan and to a landscape of beaches, dunes, woodlands, wetlands, and prairie.

Birds Overview: Indiana Dunes State Park hosts a variety of bird groups. During migration waves of warblers, vireos, flycatchers, thrushes, tanagers, winter finches, and some sparrows can be found.

The lake offers loons, scoters, ducks, and gulls. A bill to reclassify Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as Indiana Dunes National Park was sponsored by Representative Pete Visclosky and Senators Todd Young and Mike Braun and previously by Senator Joe Donnelly, who wanted to bring the site more on: Porter County, Lake County and LaPorte.

The Indiana Dunes Birding Festival is an annual event hosted by the Indiana Audubon Society that showcases the abundance of migratory birds in the Indiana Dunes. Birding in the Indiana Dunes is the best the state has to offer.

With its rich biodiversity, varying habitats and miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, the Indiana Dunes is a hotspot for migrant birds. The Indiana Dunes Birding Festival occurs along the shores of Lake Michigan to celebrate the area’s rich biodiversity and bird-watching opportunities.

Activities include over guided carpool and van tours to view migrating birds, presentations, workshops, live birds of prey, and more. The Indiana Dunes is host to some of the greatest bird diversity in the Midwest. Among the top ten sites in the entire Great Lakes, the Indiana Dunes shoreline is a rich mosaic of interesting and unique habitats that support over bird species.

Ken Brock, aka the bird man of Indiana, will talk participants through the amazing places found. I took a trip down to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

Most people think of the beach, the sun and the sand. Join me as I explore the hidden wild life in nature that most people miss as they are. The park contains some exceedingly rare and fragile natural features 4. Indiana Dunes is in close proximity to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

This offers opportuni ties and constraints. The intent of the plan is to serve as a long-term guide for interpretation at Indiana Dunes State Park. About Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore On the southern shore of Lake Michigan, Indiana Dunes National Park cov acres and is traversed by a scenic stretch of US The area emerged from the most recent ice age with a natural landscape that accommodates an unusual ecosystem of dunes, plants and animals.

The festival is organized by the Indiana Audubon Society and includes both Indiana Dunes State Park and Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as site hosts.

Activities include nearly 60 guided carpool and van tours to view migrating birds, a vendor marketplace, more than 50 bird-related programs, from live raptor talks to species identification.

The West Beach Important Bird Area is located along the Lake-Porter County boundary in northwestern Indiana, near the southernmost point of Lake Michigan. West Beach is owned and managed by the National Parks Service as part of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

It became Indiana Dunes National Park in February. Among the first to visit the new park were Bill and Betty Smith. They traveled from Connecticut to the state of Indiana, where the park is : VOA Learning English. The Indiana dunes are a mecca for bird watchers, and the wealth of birds that inhabit or pass through the lakeshore on the southern shore of Lake Michigan will be celebrated at the fourth annual.

These diverse habitats attract a great variety of birds, including such wetland species as bitterns and rails. Ornithological Summary. Cowles Bog supports a number of threatened bird species, and the diverse sampling of natural habitats and its location along the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore add to the significance of this IBA.Welcome to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

As you explore, be sure to visit different areas of the park and enjoy your Junior Ranger adventure. From the beach to the farm, and back to the trails, there is much to discover in YOUR neighborhood national park. Become a Junior Ranger Junior Ranger Requirements: All Junior Rangers must.programs, events, activities, Audubon, birds.

Date: Decem Contact: Christine Gerlach, On Decem become a citizen scientist who will brave the snow, wind, or rain, to take part in the th annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.