Important Bird Areas

High Island beaches (Piping Plover)

Michigan

Uninhabited island in the Beaver Id. archipelago.

Ornithological Summary

Extensive pebbly beaches on the west central portion of the island and the spit at the northeast tip of the island support 2-3 pairs of the endangered Great Lakes population of the Piping Plover annually.

Ownership

Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Division.