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Mercer is recognized as a Bird City by Bird City Wisconsin. This means our community offers programs that educate residents and visitors about birds and sound conservation practices.

Mercer is recognized as a Bird City by Bird City Wisconsin. This means our community offers programs that educate residents and visitors about birds and sound conservation practices.

2 Bird Festivals

Northwoods Birding Festival
North Lakeland Discovery Center
June 4th & June 5th, 2022

Mercer Bird Festival
Carow Park
June 11, 2022

150+ Bird Species

The Mercer area includes eagles, ospreys, hawks, owls, warblers, ducks, gees, trumpeter swans, wild turkeys, grouse, and more...

6 Nearby Birding Sites

Identified as important Bird Areas by the Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative.

Moose Lake Forest
Manitowish Peatlands
Flambeau Headwaters
BootJack Muskeg
Panokee Range
Central Northern Highlands

FEATURED EVENT

Mercer Bird Festival : June 11th, 2022

The Mercer Bird Festival is part of our Bird City affiliation and is open to birders and nature lovers of all levels and ages.

Events Include:

  • Guided Bird Hikes
  • Bird Banding Demonstration
  • Bird House Building
  • Bird Calling Contest
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