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The Biggest Week In American Birding at the Magee Marsh Trail

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Marquis Drayton, a senior in Jeff MacKenzie's Biology II class at Whitmer High School, looks at a Rose-breasted Grosbeak along the Magee Marsh Bird Trail.

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Whitmer High School seniors Nate Ellis, left, and Tyler Welch and BSBO education director Ken Keffer, of Oak Harbor, look up a bird to identify it.

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Will Stacer, of Livonia, Michigan, left, and a passel of other birders along the Magee Marsh Bird Trail.

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Jeremy Weaver, of Jackson, Ohio, left, and his five month-old son Samuel along the Magee Marsh Bird Trail.

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Jeremy Weaver, of Jackson, Ohio, left, and his five month-old son Samuel along the Magee Marsh Bird Trail.

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Ken Schmidt, of Orlando, Fla., on his fourth visit to the Magee Marsh Bird Trail, left, and Chris Batty, of Manchester, England. "I drive 1000 miles, just to see the warblers," said Schmidt.

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Ken Keffer and Ciera Whitt, a junior, and senior Alex Gillen release the Gray Catbird after it was banded.

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Whitmer High School students Marquis Drayton, left, Tyler Welch, and Nate Ellis, all seniors, examine a Gray Catbird.

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Ken Keffer, of Oak Harbor and the Education Director of the BSBO, left, with a Gray Catbird which is being banded and Whitmer High senior Taylor Ellis.

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Ken Keffer, of Oak Harbor and the Education Director of the BSBO, left, with a Gray Catbird, Whitmer High School junior Erica Wingate, center, and Whitmer HIgh senior Taylor Ellis.

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Whitmer High School students in Jeff MacKenzie's Biology II class Marquis Drayton, left, Tyler Welch, and Nate Ellis, all seniors, watch as BSBO education director Ken Keffer, of Oak Harbor, blows on a Gray Catbird to show where its extra fat for travel would be visible.

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