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Birders look to the treetops for a feathered friend during an outing at a previous Festival of Birds. (Pippi Mayfield/Tribune)

Flocking to bird festival

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Every year during the third week of May, birders flock to the City of Detroit Lakes for the Festival of Birds.

Now in its 13th year, the festival has proved to be a favorite for all levels of birders, from first-timers to experienced trekkers.


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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454