Important Bird Areas

Rocky Island (Lake Michigan)

Michigan

A remote island supporting a large colony of nesting Ring-billed Gulls. Includes a 2.5 km radius, water-only buffer to allow sufficient foraging for nesting Ring-billed Gulls.

Ornithological Summary

Large colonial waterbird nesting area, especially for Ring-billed Gulls. Fomerly supported nesting Black-crowned Night-Herons as well.