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OldCarMan2 wrote a review Feb 2019
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Finally went over to see this on Rochester Road. Very limited parking and NO birds. It appears that they have abandoned the area and moved on.
Date of experience: August 2018
Susan M wrote a review Aug 2017
Shelby Township, Michigan976 contributions250 helpful votes
I noticed the great blue heron rookery for the first time this year. There were about eight nests in the huge tree in the middle of the wetlands. So the nests are noticable when driving on Ryan. Just look west between 21 Mile and 23 Mile, just south of 22 Mile Road. There are two trails, one on either side of the wetlands. There is a small parking area just north of 22 Mile, on the west side. I want to say the birds are noticable maybe May to June. The birds were quite large in June. The nests looked empty in early July.…
Date of experience: August 2017
1 Helpful vote
danamc65 wrote a review Jan 2017
Shelby Township, Michigan60 contributions9 helpful votes
I have walked in this area twice now. once in the evening with a scout troop and once in the day with my family. There are many trails that wind all around the rookery.
Date of experience: November 2016
iwannabesue1991 wrote a review Oct 2016
Clinton Township, Michigan2 contributions1 helpful vote
Marsh land,Love the sand hill cranes, Great outdoor venture anytime of the year!!! Nature at it's best!!!
Date of experience: July 2016
Gloria O wrote a review Jan 2016
Shelby Township, Michigan24 contributions6 helpful votes
It takes a little bit of a walk down a path to get to the site to view the rookery. You need binoculars for the best advantage. It's great to watch the birds during nesting season and get a look at the babies as they merge from the nests. Truly awesome seeing these large birds fly in from where ever. …
Date of experience: April 2015