Capital City Bird Sanctuary
6061 Delta River Drive, Lansing, MI 48906
Located on the banks of the Grand River in Delta Township near Lansing, this 63-acre Michigan Audubon sanctuary is an oasis of habitat in an expanding suburban area that attracts spring and fall migrating warblers. Walking paths lead through grasslands, shrub habitats, and river floodplain forest along the Grand River. The sanctuary is adjacent to Hawk Meadow, a Delta Township park, whose land was also donated by Michigan Audubon benefactor Carl Haussman. The property features several demonstration native plant gardens and a nest box trail.
What to see: Wood Duck, Eastern Bluebird, Wild Turkey, Baltimore Oriole, Brown Creeper, Warbling Vireo, Eastern Screech Owl, swallows, hawks, woodpeckers, and migrating warblers.