A narrow peninsula reaching into Lake Superior, it acts as a natural funnel for migrating waterbirds, passerines, and raptors.

Ornithological Summary

Endangered, threatened or vulnerable species; concentration of one or more species: waterfowl migration, raptor migration, passerine migration. 50,000 - 70,000+ waterbirds will pass the point during fall migration. Additional species count data: Red-necked Grebe - average 5,000-10,000 per fall migration (1992-1999) with max of 18,789 in 1992 (data quality = good);

Conservation Issues

Wind power over the waters of Lake Superior and Whitefish Bay are potential future threats. Development of further habitat is an ongoing threat.


Mixed woods, shrub/scrub, lakes and rivers

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