Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan

Rosann Kovalcik, Owner

Rosann Kovalcik, Owner

We’re passionate about birds and nature. That’s why we opened a Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in our community.

Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan

20381 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236

Phone: (313) 881-1410
Fax: (313) 881-2008
Email: Send Message

Store Hours:
Mon - Fri: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thurs: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Comments:
Free parking available at rear of store.

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August Nature Happenings

  • Wild Turkeys can be seen with their young
  • Early August: Annual Butterfly Count at Point Pelee National Park. Click here for more information about Point Pelee and its butterfly conservation efforts and for tips for creating your own butterfly garden.
  • Purple Martins and other swallows begin congregating at staging grounds before heading south. Purple Martin southward migration is completed by end of month.

  • Orioles are gone by the end of the month.
  • Male Little and Big Brown Bats start to spend part of the night in winter hibernation sites in early August.
  • Eastern Monarch Butterflies lay eggs.
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbirds migrate through Southern Ontario through mid-August.
  • Shorebird migration builds and waterfowl migration starts.
  • Early warblers (Cape May, Tennessee, Magnolia, Blackburnian) migrate through the area. We may see some of these on our Ford House Bird Walk on 8/26!

  • Broad-winged Hawk migration starts. Did you know, groups of hawks are also known as kettles?
  • American Goldfinches finish nesting late in the month.
  • Hummingbird migration peaks late this month.
  • Perseids Meteor shower is mid-month, especially August 9-13. This year's is projected to be one of the brightest to date (click here for more details)!
  • Flocks of Common Nighthawks can be seen late in the month. Watch the video below (by Cornell Lab of Ornithology) to learn more about nighthawks. You may even see them in your neighborhood near dusk!