Welcome!

Join in on the groups of people that come to The Mississagi to bird watch, find a rare flower, observe the abundant wildlife and simply enjoy what this unique environment has to offer. 

Species of the Mississagi Lighthouse

Birds

Canada Goose 

Northern Cardinal 

Blue Jay 

Cedar Waxwing 

Ruby Throated Hummingbird 

Song Sparrow 

American Robin 

Olive-Sided Flycatcher

Common Loon 

Yellow Rumped Warbler 

Hooded Merganser 

Double Crested Cormorant 

Mallard 

Ring-Billed Gull 

Killdeer 

Magnolia Warbler 

Coopers Hawk 

Bald Eagle 

Chipping Sparrow

American Goldfinch 


Birds

American Crow 

Turkey Vulture 

Osprey 

Northern Flicker 

Pileated Woodpecker 

Black-Throated Green Warbler 

Bufflehead

Chipping Sparrow 

Black-Capped Chickadee 

Scarlet Tanager 

Mockingbird

Orchard Oriole 

Lark Sparrow 

Tennessee Warbler 

American Pipet 

Brown Thrasher 

House Wren 

Black and White Warbler 

Chestnut-Sided Warbler 

American Redstart 

Ovenbird

Common Yellowthroat 


Birds

Rose Breasted Grosbeak 

Red-Breasted Merganser 

Ruffed Grouse 

Red-Headed Woodpecker 

Indigo Bunting 

Common Grackle

Common Loon 

Broad-Winged Hawk 

Spotted Sandpiper 

Herring Gull 

Mourning Dove 

Belted Kingfisher 

Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker 

Alder Flycatcher

Great-Crested Flycatcher 

Red-Eyed Vireo 

Common Raven 

Red-Breasted Nuthatch 

Veery

Hermit Thrush 

Nashville Warbler 


Mammals

Porcupine 

Red Fox

Northern River Otter 

White-Tailed Deer 

Beaver 

Red Squirrel 

Mink 

Black Bear 

Raccoon 

Reptiles & Amphibians

Northern Water Snake 

Snapping Turtle 

Eastern Garter Snake 

Milk Snake 

Eastern Painted Turtle 

Spring Peeper 

Green Frog 

Bullfrog

Northern Leopard Frog 

Northern Red Belly Snake 

Grey Tree Frog 

Smooth Green Snake 


Fish

Pink Salmon 

Slimy Sculpin 

Northern Red Belly Dace 

Round Goby 

Smallmouth Bass 

Chinook Salmon 

Lake Trout 

Insects

Giant Water Beetle 

Water Slider 

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 

Monarch Butterfly 

Luna Moth 

White Admiral 

Painted Lady 

Common Wood Nymph 

Green Inch Worm 

Milkweed Tussock Caterpillar 

Monarch Caterpillar 

Viceroy 

Fritillary 


Plants

Shrubby Cinquefoil 

Blazing Star 

Harebell

Calamint 

White C'amas

Queen Annes Lace 

Pearly Everlasting 

Grass of Parnassus 

Ladies Tresse 

Northern Blue Violet 

Indian Paintbrush 

Manitoulin Gold (Lakeside Daisy) 

Blue eyed Grass 

Yellow Lady Slipper 


Plants

Long-Leaved Bluets 

Wild Chives 

Feild Chickweed 

Forget-me-not 

Fringed Polygala 

Wild Strawberry 

Moss Phlox

Strawberry 

Starflower 

Columbine 

Sineca Snakeroot 

Small Flowered Bitter Cress 

Herb Robert 

Yarrow 

Common Milkweed 

Plants

Swamp Milkweed

Hills Thistle (endangered) 

Starry False Solomon's Seal

Striped Coralroot 

Bicknells Cranesbill 

Early Saxifrage 

Blue Flag 

Bunch Berry 

Mossy Stonecrop 

Hawkweed 

Coreopsis 

Yellow Iris 

Garden Columbine 

Wild Columbine 

Wild Rose 

Lily

Trees & Shrubs

Eastern White Cedar 

Sand Cherry 

Choke Cherry 

Wild Rose 

Creeping Juniper 

Hairy Honeysuckle 

European Larch 

Red Elderberry 

White Spruce 

Staghorn Sumac

White Birch 

Balsam Poplar 

Red Maple 

Other

Flat Stemmed Spike Rush