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Recent Bird Sightings - Michigan


The following are both relatively rare to rare and notable bird sighting reports for Michigan over the last two weeks, drawn from eBird. Relatively rare to rare bids have an ABA rarity code of 2 to 5 (with 1 being common birds). Notable birds are those that eBird finds not normally present during the month of sighting.






Key:

Relatively rare to rare sighting.     Notable sighting.

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Sighting has been reviewed and rejected by an eBird reviewer.
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Rare to Relatively Rare Birds

  1. Cerulean Warbler
    2014-08-28 - map
    1 Cerulean Warbler was observed on 2014-08-28 at Kalamazoo Nature Center--fields MI.

  2. Henslow's Sparrow
    2014-08-27 - map
    1 Henslow's Sparrow was observed on 2014-08-27 at Kensington Metropark (Oakland Co.) MI.

  3. Kirtland's Warbler
    2014-08-25 - map
    1 Kirtland's Warbler was observed on 2014-08-25 at Jack pines by road MI.

  4. Piping Plover
    2014-08-25 - map
    2 Piping Plover were observed on 2014-08-25 at Whitefish Point MI.

  5. Northern Saw-whet Owl
    2014-08-25 - map
    1 Northern Saw-whet Owl was observed on 2014-08-25 at Ramsay Rd MI.

  6. Black-headed Gull
    2014-08-24 - map
    1 Black-headed Gull was observed on 2014-08-24 at Pte. Mouillee SGA MI.

  7. Connecticut Warbler
    2014-08-24 - map
    1 Connecticut Warbler was observed on 2014-08-24 at Roth-Haskell Residence MI.

  8. Lesser Black-backed Gull
    2014-08-21 - map
    1 Lesser Black-backed Gull was observed on 2014-08-21 at New Buffalo MI.



Notable Birds

  1. Dunlin
    Aug 29, 2014 - Charlevoix Co. - map
    1 Dunlin was observed at 45.2843 X -85.2544 by Darrell Lawson on Aug 29, 2014 at 7:20 pm.

  2. Brewer's Blackbird
    Aug 29, 2014 - Ottawa Co. - map
    15 Brewer's Blackbird were observed at AAA Turf Farm (Ottawa Co.) by Sean Fitzgerald on Aug 29, 2014 at 6:30 pm.

  3. Brewer's Blackbird
    Aug 29, 2014 - Ottawa Co. - map
    15 Brewer's Blackbird were observed at AAA Turf Farm (Ottawa Co.) by Aaron Boone on Aug 29, 2014 at 6:30 pm.

  4. American Golden-Plover
    Aug 29, 2014 - Ionia Co. - map
    1 American Golden-Plover was observed at ludema & boyink sod farm by Kevin Thomas on Aug 29, 2014 at 3:30 pm.

  5. Cliff Swallow
    Aug 29, 2014 - Cheboygan Co. - map
    2 Cliff Swallow were observed at Cheboygan River mouth by Neil Gilbert on Aug 29, 2014 at 11:50 am.

  6. American Avocet
    Aug 29, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 American Avocet was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Spencer Vanderhoof on Aug 29, 2014 at 11:15 am.

  7. Glossy Ibis
    Aug 29, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    2 Glossy Ibis were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Spencer Vanderhoof on Aug 29, 2014 at 11:15 am.

  8. Orange-crowned Warbler
    Aug 29, 2014 - Oakland Co. - map
    1 Orange-crowned Warbler was observed at Narnia by erik weyhrauch on Aug 29, 2014 at 10:00 am.

  9. Alder Flycatcher
    Aug 29, 2014 - Marquette Co. - map
    1 Alder Flycatcher was observed at Marquette by Skye Haas on Aug 29, 2014 at 9:30 am.

  10. American Avocet
    Aug 29, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 American Avocet was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Will Weber on Aug 29, 2014 at 9:05 am.

  11. Canvasback
    Aug 29, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    2 Canvasback were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Will Weber on Aug 29, 2014 at 9:05 am.

  12. Snowy Egret
    Aug 29, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Snowy Egret was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Will Weber on Aug 29, 2014 at 9:05 am.

  13. Red Knot
    Aug 29, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    2 Red Knot were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Will Weber on Aug 29, 2014 at 9:05 am.

  14. Redhead
    Aug 29, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    5 Redhead were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Will Weber on Aug 29, 2014 at 9:05 am.

  15. Dunlin
    Aug 29, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Dunlin was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Will Weber on Aug 29, 2014 at 9:05 am.

  16. Common Goldeneye
    Aug 29, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    2 Common Goldeneye were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Will Weber on Aug 29, 2014 at 9:05 am.

  17. Bonaparte's Gull
    Aug 29, 2014 - Ionia Co. - map
    2 Bonaparte's Gull were observed at Lake Odessa Sewage Ponds by Eldon Dodd on Aug 29, 2014 at 8:14 am.

  18. Baird's Sandpiper
    Aug 29, 2014 - Ionia Co. - map
    1 Baird's Sandpiper was observed at Lake Odessa Sewage Ponds by Eldon Dodd on Aug 29, 2014 at 8:14 am.

  19. Baird's Sandpiper
    Aug 29, 2014 - Ionia Co. - map
    1 Baird's Sandpiper was observed at Lake Odessa Sewage Ponds by Jack Wykoff on Aug 29, 2014 at 8:14 am.

  20. Bank Swallow
    Aug 29, 2014 - Chippewa Co. - map
    2 Bank Swallow were observed at Whitefish Point by Eric Ripma on Aug 29, 2014 at 6:53 am.

  21. Acadian Flycatcher
    Aug 29, 2014 - Berrien Co. - map
    1 Acadian Flycatcher was observed at Andrews University by Andrew Theus on Aug 29, 2014 at 12:00 am.

  22. Least Bittern
    Aug 28, 2014 - Oakland Co. - map
    1 Least Bittern was observed at Heritage Park by Chris Meldrum on Aug 28, 2014 at 6:53 pm.

  23. Snowy Egret
    Aug 28, 2014 - Ingham Co. - map
    1 Snowy Egret was observed at Hulett Pond by Jay Strader on Aug 28, 2014 at 6:20 pm.

  24. Black-crowned Night-Heron
    Aug 28, 2014 - Lapeer Co. - map
    1 Black-crowned Night-Heron was observed at Water Tower Park (Lapeer) by Mary Anne Romito on Aug 28, 2014 at 6:04 pm.

  25. Cackling Goose
    Aug 28, 2014 - Jackson Co. - map
    10 Cackling Goose were observed at Park/water treatment plant by Tessa Eger on Aug 28, 2014 at 6:00 pm.

  26. Glossy Ibis
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Glossy Ibis was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Scott Jennex on Aug 28, 2014 at 5:45 pm.

  27. Canvasback
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Canvasback was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Scott Jennex on Aug 28, 2014 at 5:45 pm.

  28. American Avocet
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 American Avocet was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Mary Trombley on Aug 28, 2014 at 5:45 pm.

  29. American Avocet
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 American Avocet was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Scott Jennex on Aug 28, 2014 at 5:45 pm.

  30. Glossy Ibis
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Glossy Ibis was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Mary Trombley on Aug 28, 2014 at 5:45 pm.

  31. Snowy Egret
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    2 Snowy Egret were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Mary Trombley on Aug 28, 2014 at 5:45 pm.

  32. Snowy Egret
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    2 Snowy Egret were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Scott Jennex on Aug 28, 2014 at 5:45 pm.

  33. Redhead
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    Redhead was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Scott Jennex on Aug 28, 2014 at 5:45 pm.

  34. American Avocet
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 American Avocet was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Diane Garlick on Aug 28, 2014 at 4:53 pm.

  35. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    2 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Diane Garlick on Aug 28, 2014 at 4:53 pm.

  36. Common Goldeneye
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Common Goldeneye was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Diane Garlick on Aug 28, 2014 at 4:53 pm.

  37. Baird's Sandpiper
    Aug 28, 2014 - Ionia Co. - map
    1 Baird's Sandpiper was observed at Lake Odessa Sewage Ponds by Kevin Thomas on Aug 28, 2014 at 3:10 pm.

  38. Redhead
    Aug 28, 2014 - Tuscola Co. - map
    6 Redhead were observed at Fish Point SWA by Tony Leukering on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:54 pm.

  39. American Avocet
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 American Avocet was observed at Pointe Mouille SGA by Jim VanAllen on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm.

  40. Black-headed Gull
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Black-headed Gull was observed at Pointe Mouille SGA by Jim VanAllen on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm.

  41. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Stilt Sandpiper was observed at Pointe Mouille SGA by Jim VanAllen on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm.

  42. Snowy Egret
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Snowy Egret was observed at Pointe Mouille SGA by Jim VanAllen on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm.

  43. Ring-necked Duck
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Ring-necked Duck was observed at Pointe Mouille SGA by Jim VanAllen on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm.

  44. Redhead
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    20 Redhead were observed at Pointe Mouille SGA by Jim VanAllen on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm.

  45. Glossy Ibis
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Glossy Ibis was observed at Pointe Mouille SGA by Jim VanAllen on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm.

  46. Common Goldeneye
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Common Goldeneye was observed at Pointe Mouille SGA by Jim VanAllen on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm.

  47. Canvasback
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Canvasback was observed at Pointe Mouille SGA by Jim VanAllen on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm.

  48. Alder Flycatcher
    Aug 28, 2014 - Houghton Co. - map
    1 Alder Flycatcher was observed at Nara Nature Park by Drew Meyer on Aug 28, 2014 at 1:30 pm.

  49. Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
    Aug 28, 2014 - Ionia Co. - map
    1 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) was observed at Flat River SGA--Ranney Rd. by Sean Fitzgerald on Aug 28, 2014 at 1:06 pm.

  50. Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
    Aug 28, 2014 - Ionia Co. - map
    1 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) was observed at Flat River SGA--Ranney Rd. by Aaron Boone on Aug 28, 2014 at 1:06 pm.

  51. Common Goldeneye
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Common Goldeneye was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Alex Pitt on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:00 am.

  52. Glossy Ibis
    Aug 28, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Glossy Ibis was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Alex Pitt on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:00 am.

  53. Cerulean Warbler
    Aug 28, 2014 - Kalamazoo Co. - map
    1 Cerulean Warbler was observed at Kalamazoo Nature Center--fields by Jamie Krupka on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:07 am.

  54. Snowy Egret
    Aug 28, 2014 - Ingham Co. - map
    1 Snowy Egret was observed at Jolly/Hulett Pond by Kirby Adams on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:03 am.

  55. Trumpeter Swan
    Aug 28, 2014 - Van Buren Co. - map
    3 Trumpeter Swan were observed at Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery by Warren Whaley on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:45 am.

  56. Snowy Egret
    Aug 28, 2014 - Ingham Co. - map
    1 Snowy Egret was observed at Jolly Rd/Hulett Rd, holding pond by John Gerrath on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:30 am.

  57. Snowy Egret
    Aug 28, 2014 - Ingham Co. - map
    1 Snowy Egret was observed at Jolly and Hulett Roads, Ingham, Michigan by Jim Keller on Aug 28, 2014 at 7:30 am.

  58. Parasitic Jaeger
    Aug 28, 2014 - Chippewa Co. - map
    1 Parasitic Jaeger was observed at Whitefish Point by Eric Ripma on Aug 28, 2014 at 6:52 am.

  59. Upland Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2014 - Kalkaska Co. - map
    1 Upland Sandpiper was observed at Au Sable Institute by Neil Gilbert on Aug 27, 2014 at 8:15 pm.

  60. Henslow's Sparrow
    Aug 27, 2014 - Oakland Co. - map
    1 Henslow's Sparrow was observed at Kensington Metropark (Oakland Co.) by Curt Hofer on Aug 27, 2014 at 7:20 pm.

  61. Henslow's Sparrow
    Aug 27, 2014 - Oakland Co. - map
    1 Henslow's Sparrow was observed at Kensington Metropark (Oakland Co.) by Kathy Hofer on Aug 27, 2014 at 7:20 pm.

  62. Brewer's Blackbird
    Aug 27, 2014 - Ottawa Co. - map
    25 Brewer's Blackbird were observed at AAA Turf Farm (Ottawa Co.) by Carl Manning on Aug 27, 2014 at 5:56 pm.

  63. Snowy Egret
    Aug 27, 2014 - Ingham Co. - map
    1 Snowy Egret was observed at Jolly and Hulett Roads by Greg Smith on Aug 27, 2014 at 4:05 pm.

  64. Orange-crowned Warbler
    Aug 27, 2014 - Oakland Co. - map
    1 Orange-crowned Warbler was observed at Narnia by erik weyhrauch on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:15 pm.

  65. Dickcissel
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Dickcissel was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Paul Sherwood on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:56 pm.

  66. Glossy Ibis
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Glossy Ibis was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Paul Sherwood on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:56 pm.

  67. Marbled Godwit
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Marbled Godwit was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Paul Sherwood on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:56 pm.

  68. Snowy Egret
    Aug 27, 2014 - Ingham Co. - map
    1 Snowy Egret was observed at Jolly and Hulett Pond by Bruce Cohen on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:49 am.

  69. Baird's Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2014 - Ionia Co. - map
    2 Baird's Sandpiper were observed at Lake Odessa Sewage Ponds by Kevin Thomas on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:40 am.

  70. Bonaparte's Gull
    Aug 27, 2014 - Ionia Co. - map
    6 Bonaparte's Gull were observed at Lake Odessa Sewage Ponds by Kevin Thomas on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:40 am.

  71. Glossy Ibis
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    2 Glossy Ibis were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Marge Tittyung on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:30 am.

  72. Marbled Godwit
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Marbled Godwit was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Marge Tittyung on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:30 am.

  73. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    2 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Brown Park (Mary Beth Doyle Park) by Matty and Benjamin Hack on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:30 am.

  74. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    2 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Brown Park (Mary Beth Doyle Park) by Ben Steinhoff on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:30 am.

  75. Glossy Ibis
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    2 Glossy Ibis were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by John Munro on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:10 am.

  76. Marbled Godwit
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Marbled Godwit was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by John Munro on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:10 am.

  77. Yellow-headed Blackbird
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Yellow-headed Blackbird was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by John Munro on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:10 am.

  78. Wilson's Phalarope
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Wilson's Phalarope was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by John Munro on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:10 am.

  79. Marbled Godwit
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Marbled Godwit was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Wayne Hoch on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:18 am.

  80. Glossy Ibis
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    2 Glossy Ibis were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Wayne Hoch on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:18 am.

  81. Wilson's Phalarope
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Wilson's Phalarope was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Wayne Hoch on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:18 am.

  82. Trumpeter Swan
    Aug 27, 2014 - Van Buren Co. - map
    3 Trumpeter Swan were observed at Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery by Dixie Burkhart on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:00 am.

  83. Trumpeter Swan
    Aug 27, 2014 - Van Buren Co. - map
    3 Trumpeter Swan were observed at Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery, Mattawan, MI by Laura Beltran on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:00 am.

  84. Glossy Ibis
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Glossy Ibis was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Diane Garlick on Aug 27, 2014 at 8:05 am.

  85. American Avocet
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 American Avocet was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Diane Garlick on Aug 27, 2014 at 8:05 am.

  86. Marbled Godwit
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Marbled Godwit was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Diane Garlick on Aug 27, 2014 at 8:05 am.

  87. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Stilt Sandpiper was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Diane Garlick on Aug 27, 2014 at 8:05 am.

  88. Bank Swallow
    Aug 27, 2014 - Chippewa Co. - map
    6 Bank Swallow were observed at Whitefish Point by Eric Ripma on Aug 27, 2014 at 6:51 am.

  89. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2014 - Chippewa Co. - map
    2 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Whitefish Point by Eric Ripma on Aug 27, 2014 at 6:51 am.

  90. Acadian Flycatcher
    Aug 27, 2014 - Ionia Co. - map
    1 Acadian Flycatcher was observed at Home Yard by Kevin Thomas on Aug 27, 2014 at 6:50 am.

  91. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2014 - Chippewa Co. - map
    2 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Whitefish Point by Skye Haas on Aug 27, 2014 at 6:40 am.

  92. Bank Swallow
    Aug 27, 2014 - Chippewa Co. - map
    4 Bank Swallow were observed at Whitefish Point by Skye Haas on Aug 27, 2014 at 6:40 am.

  93. Acadian Flycatcher
    Aug 27, 2014 - Genesee Co. - map
    Acadian Flycatcher was observed at Genesee County Recreation Area by Steven Gasser on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:00 am.

  94. Trumpeter Swan
    Aug 26, 2014 - Van Buren Co. - map
    3 Trumpeter Swan were observed at Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery by Anne Pancella on Aug 26, 2014 at 7:00 pm.

  95. Bufflehead
    Aug 26, 2014 - Muskegon Co. - map
    1 Bufflehead was observed at Muskegon Wastewater System by Marc North on Aug 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm.

  96. Prairie Warbler
    Aug 26, 2014 - Leelanau Co. - map
    1 Prairie Warbler was observed at SBDNLS-Good Harbor Bay by Gerri Erickson on Aug 26, 2014 at 1:10 pm.

  97. Common Gallinule
    Aug 26, 2014 - Lenawee Co. - map
    1 Common Gallinule was observed at Schoonover WPA by Karl Overman on Aug 26, 2014 at 11:30 am.

  98. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 26, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    2 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Brown Park (Mary Beth Doyle Park) by Mike Sefton on Aug 26, 2014 at 11:06 am.

  99. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 26, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    2 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Brown Park (Mary Beth Doyle Park) by Tim Gacioch on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:45 am.

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