Birds of Leelanau County Book - The Leelanau Conservancy

Birds of Leelanau County Book

This book, treasured by many Leelanau Conservancy members, is an indispensable guide to everyone who loves birds. It was authored by Chip Francke and Leonard Graf. (Chip was the Leelanau Conservancy’s first education director.) It is illustrated by well-known local wildlife artists Thomas W. Ford and Carl James Freeman. is a complete annotated checklist including 278 bird species. Species information includes: $10 plus shipping. to order, call Molly at our office: 231-256-9665 or email [email protected].


–Seasonal occurance
–Breeding status
–Arrival and departure dates for migrants
–Helpful birding information


–27 original bird drawings
–Quick-reference abundance graphs for each species
–A description of seven of the area’s best birding locations
–Regional natural history and habitat descriptions
–Information on birding in the area