Birds of Horicon Marsh
During migration, the skies are full of birds.
© Beth Gauper
In southeast Wisconsin, just south of Lake Winnebago, the giant Horicon Marsh often is called the Everglades of the North. In
spring, it's an important rest stop for migrating ducks and geese and also is home to great blue herons, egrets and 200 other
What to do: Hike on the trails of Horicon National Wildlife
Refuge and Horicon Marsh State Wildlife
Area. Drive the 50-mile auto route. Bicycle the 34-mile Wild Goose State Trail. Go canoeing or on a pontoon-boat tour from Horicon.
Events to catch: May 7-10, Horicon Marsh
Bird Festival. Sign up now for the many bus and boat tours. There are also hikes, bird-banding demonstrations and a Big
Details: See Life on Horicon Marsh.Last updated on May 2, 2010
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