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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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Rare to Relatively Rare Birds

  1. Black-backed Woodpecker
    2016-08-27 - map
    1 Black-backed Woodpecker was observed on 2016-08-27 at Seney NWR--Driggs River Rd. MI.

  2. Little Gull
    2016-08-27 - map
    1 Little Gull was observed on 2016-08-27 at Holland SP MI.

  3. Long-eared Owl
    2016-08-26 - map
    1 Long-eared Owl was observed on 2016-08-26 at Whitefish Point MI.

  4. Northern Saw-whet Owl
    2016-08-26 - map
    1 Northern Saw-whet Owl was observed on 2016-08-26 at Whitefish Point MI.

  5. Piping Plover
    2016-08-26 - map
    2 Piping Plover were observed on 2016-08-26 at Grand Marais MI.

  6. Snowy Owl
    map
    1 Snowy Owl was observed at Morgan Road MI.

  7. White-winged Crossbill
    2016-08-23 - map
    1 White-winged Crossbill was observed on 2016-08-23 at Bete Grise Preserve MI.

  8. Lesser Black-backed Gull
    2016-08-22 - map
    1 Lesser Black-backed Gull was observed on 2016-08-22 at Holland SP MI.



Notable Birds

  1. Crested Caracara
    Aug 28, 2016 - Alger Co. - map
    1 Crested Caracara was observed at Anna River (stakeout Crested Caracara) by Ashley Hannah on Aug 28, 2016 at 8:25 pm.

  2. Red Knot
    Aug 28, 2016 - Marquette Co. - map
    1 Red Knot was observed at Marquette Lower Harbor Breakwall by Alec Olivier on Aug 28, 2016 at 7:55 pm.

  3. American Golden-Plover
    Aug 28, 2016 - Ingham Co. - map
    2 American Golden-Plover were observed at Green Acres Turf Farm by Robert Bochenek on Aug 28, 2016 at 7:23 pm.

  4. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 28, 2016 - Iosco Co. - map
    1 Stilt Sandpiper was observed at Tuttle Marsh Wildlife Area by Roger Eriksson on Aug 28, 2016 at 6:27 pm.

  5. Buff-breasted Sandpiper
    Aug 28, 2016 - Ottawa Co. - map
    4 Buff-breasted Sandpiper were observed at AAA Turf Farm (Ottawa Co.) by Jess sory on Aug 28, 2016 at 6:05 pm.

  6. Brewer's Blackbird
    Aug 28, 2016 - Ottawa Co. - map
    2 Brewer's Blackbird were observed at AAA Turf Farm (Ottawa Co.) by Jess sory on Aug 28, 2016 at 6:05 pm.

  7. Buff-breasted Sandpiper
    Aug 28, 2016 - Ingham Co. - map
    4 Buff-breasted Sandpiper were observed at Green Acres Turf Farm by Samantha Wright on Aug 28, 2016 at 4:15 pm.

  8. American Golden-Plover
    Aug 28, 2016 - Ingham Co. - map
    3 American Golden-Plover were observed at Green Acres Turf Farm by Samantha Wright on Aug 28, 2016 at 4:15 pm.

  9. American Golden-Plover
    Aug 28, 2016 - Ingham Co. - map
    3 American Golden-Plover were observed at Green Acres Turf Farm by P W on Aug 28, 2016 at 4:15 pm.

  10. Buff-breasted Sandpiper
    Aug 28, 2016 - Ingham Co. - map
    4 Buff-breasted Sandpiper were observed at Green Acres Turf Farm by P W on Aug 28, 2016 at 4:15 pm.

  11. Crested Caracara
    Aug 28, 2016 - Alger Co. - map
    1 Crested Caracara was observed at Anna River (stakeout Crested Caracara) by Joanie & Mark Hubinger on Aug 28, 2016 at 2:00 pm.

  12. Baird's Sandpiper
    Aug 28, 2016 - Eaton Co. - map
    1 Baird's Sandpiper was observed at Potterville Sewage Ponds by Marc North on Aug 28, 2016 at 1:45 pm.

  13. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 28, 2016 - Eaton Co. - map
    11 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Potterville Sewage Ponds by Marc North on Aug 28, 2016 at 1:45 pm.

  14. Ruddy Turnstone
    Aug 28, 2016 - Eaton Co. - map
    10 Ruddy Turnstone were observed at Potterville Sewage Ponds by Marc North on Aug 28, 2016 at 1:45 pm.

  15. Red Knot
    Aug 28, 2016 - Marquette Co. - map
    1 Red Knot was observed at Lower Harbor Breakwall by Shannon Daniels on Aug 28, 2016 at 1:30 pm.

  16. Tundra Swan
    Aug 28, 2016 - Saginaw Co. - map
    1 Tundra Swan was observed at Shiawassee NWR--Wildlife Drive by Samantha Wright on Aug 28, 2016 at 1:06 pm.

  17. Tundra Swan
    Aug 28, 2016 - Saginaw Co. - map
    1 Tundra Swan was observed at Shiawassee NWR--Wildlife Drive by P W on Aug 28, 2016 at 1:06 pm.

  18. Red-headed Woodpecker
    Aug 28, 2016 - Calhoun Co. - map
    2 Red-headed Woodpecker were observed at 23 mi rd n of N Dr n by Dale Kennedy on Aug 28, 2016 at 12:23 pm.

  19. Horned Grebe
    Aug 28, 2016 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Horned Grebe was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Robert Bochenek on Aug 28, 2016 at 12:15 pm.

  20. Common Merganser
    Aug 28, 2016 - Wayne Co. - map
    10 Common Merganser were observed at norman st. by Dylan Micallef on Aug 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm.

  21. Red Knot
    Aug 28, 2016 - Marquette Co. - map
    1 Red Knot was observed at Marquette Lower Harbor Breakwall by Beth Olson on Aug 28, 2016 at 11:32 am.

  22. Red Knot
    Aug 28, 2016 - Marquette Co. - map
    1 Red Knot was observed at Marquette--Lower Harbor by Joseph Kurtz on Aug 28, 2016 at 11:27 am.

  23. Red Knot
    Aug 28, 2016 - Marquette Co. - map
    1 Red Knot was observed at Marquette--Lower Harbor by Nathan Martineau on Aug 28, 2016 at 11:27 am.

  24. Baird's Sandpiper
    Aug 28, 2016 - Eaton Co. - map
    3 Baird's Sandpiper were observed at Olivet Sewage Ponds by Marc North on Aug 28, 2016 at 11:25 am.

  25. Buff-breasted Sandpiper
    Aug 28, 2016 - Ottawa Co. - map
    1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper was observed at AAA Turf Farm (Ottawa Co.) by Steve Minard on Aug 28, 2016 at 11:12 am.

  26. Red Knot
    Aug 28, 2016 - Marquette Co. - map
    1 Red Knot was observed at Marquette--Lower Harbor by Skye Haas on Aug 28, 2016 at 11:05 am.

  27. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 28, 2016 - Iosco Co. - map
    1 Stilt Sandpiper was observed at Tuttle Marsh Wildlife Area by t palgut on Aug 28, 2016 at 11:00 am.

  28. Ring-necked Duck
    Aug 28, 2016 - Calhoun Co. - map
    2 Ring-necked Duck were observed at Fairview Cemetery/Homer Sewage Ponds by Gordon Green on Aug 28, 2016 at 10:45 am.

  29. Alder Flycatcher
    Aug 28, 2016 - Houghton Co. - map
    2 Alder Flycatcher were observed at Nara Nature Park by Emma Beachy on Aug 28, 2016 at 10:45 am.

  30. Alder Flycatcher
    Aug 28, 2016 - Houghton Co. - map
    2 Alder Flycatcher were observed at Nara Nature Park by Drew Meyer on Aug 28, 2016 at 10:45 am.

  31. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 28, 2016 - Calhoun Co. - map
    1 Stilt Sandpiper was observed at Fairview Cemetery/Homer Sewage Ponds by Gordon Green on Aug 28, 2016 at 10:45 am.

  32. Red Knot
    Aug 28, 2016 - Marquette Co. - map
    1 Red Knot was observed at Marquette Lower Harbor Breakwall by Alec Olivier on Aug 28, 2016 at 10:35 am.

  33. Ruddy Turnstone
    Aug 28, 2016 - Roscommon Co. - map
    1 Ruddy Turnstone was observed at Houghton Lake Sewage Ponds by Greg Bodker on Aug 28, 2016 at 10:26 am.

  34. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
    Aug 28, 2016 - Isabella Co. - map
    1 Ruby-crowned Kinglet was observed at Mill Pond Park (Isabella Co.) by Peter Koper on Aug 28, 2016 at 10:23 am.

  35. Olive-sided Flycatcher
    Aug 28, 2016 - Schoolcraft Co. - map
    2 Olive-sided Flycatcher were observed at Seney NWR--Driggs River Rd. by Patrick Jakel on Aug 28, 2016 at 9:46 am.

  36. Olive-sided Flycatcher
    Aug 28, 2016 - Schoolcraft Co. - map
    2 Olive-sided Flycatcher were observed at Seney NWR--Driggs River Rd. by Larry Urbanski on Aug 28, 2016 at 9:46 am.

  37. Red-headed Woodpecker
    Aug 28, 2016 - Ingham Co. - map
    1 Red-headed Woodpecker was observed at Turner & Meridian Roads by Shawn Loewen on Aug 28, 2016 at 9:15 am.

  38. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 28, 2016 - Iosco Co. - map
    1 Stilt Sandpiper was observed at Tuttle Marsh Wildlife Area by Roger Eriksson on Aug 28, 2016 at 9:08 am.

  39. Willow Flycatcher
    Aug 28, 2016 - Ottawa Co. - map
    2 Willow Flycatcher were observed at Upper Macatawa Natural Area--84th Ave. access by Robert Vanderkamp on Aug 28, 2016 at 8:30 am.

  40. Great Egret
    Aug 28, 2016 - Alger Co. - map
    2 Great Egret were observed at Cleveland Cliffs Basin - south end by Scott Hickman on Aug 28, 2016 at 8:23 am.

  41. Black-crowned Night-Heron
    Aug 28, 2016 - Manistee Co. - map
    1 Black-crowned Night-Heron was observed at Arcadia Marsh by Brian Allen on Aug 28, 2016 at 8:18 am.

  42. Common Gallinule
    Aug 28, 2016 - Manistee Co. - map
    5 Common Gallinule were observed at Arcadia Marsh by Brian Allen on Aug 28, 2016 at 8:18 am.

  43. Bufflehead
    Aug 28, 2016 - Manistee Co. - map
    2 Bufflehead were observed at Arcadia Marsh by Brian Allen on Aug 28, 2016 at 8:18 am.

  44. Black-bellied Plover
    Aug 28, 2016 - Calhoun Co. - map
    1 Black-bellied Plover was observed at R DR N and 20.5 mile by Gordon Green on Aug 28, 2016 at 8:15 am.

  45. American Bittern
    Aug 28, 2016 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    1 American Bittern was observed at Independence Lake by Brian Barnabo on Aug 28, 2016 at 8:00 am.

  46. Crested Caracara
    Aug 28, 2016 - Alger Co. - map
    1 Crested Caracara was observed at Anna River (stakeout Crested Caracara) by Patrick Jakel on Aug 28, 2016 at 7:44 am.

  47. Crested Caracara
    Aug 28, 2016 - Alger Co. - map
    1 Crested Caracara was observed at Anna River (stakeout Crested Caracara) by Larry Urbanski on Aug 28, 2016 at 7:44 am.

  48. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
    Aug 28, 2016 - Saginaw Co. - map
    1 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker was observed at Shiawassee NWR - City Trail by David Peters on Aug 28, 2016 at 7:37 am.

  49. Tundra Swan
    Aug 28, 2016 - Saginaw Co. - map
    Tundra Swan was observed at Shiawassee NWR--Ferguson Bayou Trail by Steven Gasser on Aug 28, 2016 at 12:00 am.

  50. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Houghton Co. - map
    4 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Calumet Sewage Lagoons by Tony Lammers on Aug 27, 2016 at 8:00 pm.

  51. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Houghton Co. - map
    4 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Calumet Sewage Lagoons by Dana Neufeld on Aug 27, 2016 at 8:00 pm.

  52. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Houghton Co. - map
    4 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Calumet Sewage Lagoons by Drew Meyer on Aug 27, 2016 at 8:00 pm.

  53. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Houghton Co. - map
    4 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Calumet Sewage Lagoons by Emma Beachy on Aug 27, 2016 at 8:00 pm.

  54. Crested Caracara
    Aug 27, 2016 - Alger Co. - map
    1 Crested Caracara was observed at Anna River (stakeout Crested Caracara) by Joseph Kurtz on Aug 27, 2016 at 7:43 pm.

  55. Crested Caracara
    Aug 27, 2016 - Alger Co. - map
    1 Crested Caracara was observed at Anna River (stakeout Crested Caracara) by Nathan Martineau on Aug 27, 2016 at 7:43 pm.

  56. Black-bellied Plover
    Aug 27, 2016 - Calhoun Co. - map
    1 Black-bellied Plover was observed at R DR N and 20.5 mile by Gordon Green on Aug 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm.

  57. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Allegan Co. - map
    1 Stilt Sandpiper was observed at 122nd ave btw 2nd st and Patterson by Tim Cornish on Aug 27, 2016 at 5:50 pm.

  58. Red-necked Phalarope
    Aug 27, 2016 - Houghton Co. - map
    1 Red-necked Phalarope was observed at Lake Linden Sewage Ponds by Drew Meyer on Aug 27, 2016 at 5:30 pm.

  59. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Houghton Co. - map
    4 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Lake Linden Sewage Ponds by Drew Meyer on Aug 27, 2016 at 5:30 pm.

  60. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Houghton Co. - map
    4 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Lake Linden Sewage Ponds by Tony Lammers on Aug 27, 2016 at 5:30 pm.

  61. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Houghton Co. - map
    4 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Lake Linden Sewage Ponds by Dana Neufeld on Aug 27, 2016 at 5:30 pm.

  62. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Houghton Co. - map
    4 Stilt Sandpiper were observed at Lake Linden Sewage Ponds by Emma Beachy on Aug 27, 2016 at 5:30 pm.

  63. Red-necked Phalarope
    Aug 27, 2016 - Houghton Co. - map
    1 Red-necked Phalarope was observed at Lake Linden Sewage Ponds by Tony Lammers on Aug 27, 2016 at 5:30 pm.

  64. Red-necked Phalarope
    Aug 27, 2016 - Houghton Co. - map
    1 Red-necked Phalarope was observed at Lake Linden Sewage Ponds by Dana Neufeld on Aug 27, 2016 at 5:30 pm.

  65. Red-necked Phalarope
    Aug 27, 2016 - Houghton Co. - map
    1 Red-necked Phalarope was observed at Lake Linden Sewage Ponds by Emma Beachy on Aug 27, 2016 at 5:30 pm.

  66. Hairy Woodpecker
    Aug 27, 2016 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Hairy Woodpecker was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Andrew Simon on Aug 27, 2016 at 5:00 pm.

  67. Baird's Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Kent Co. - map
    1 Baird's Sandpiper was observed at Caledonia Sewage Ponds (foot traffic only; park outside gate) by David Cabrera on Aug 27, 2016 at 4:25 pm.

  68. Crested Caracara
    Aug 27, 2016 - Alger Co. - map
    1 Crested Caracara was observed at Anna River (stakeout Crested Caracara) by Patrick Jakel on Aug 27, 2016 at 4:09 pm.

  69. Bonaparte's Gull
    Aug 27, 2016 - Calhoun Co. - map
    1 Bonaparte's Gull was observed at Fairview Cemetery/Homer Sewage Ponds by Leah Dodd on Aug 27, 2016 at 3:45 pm.

  70. Ring-necked Duck
    Aug 27, 2016 - Calhoun Co. - map
    2 Ring-necked Duck were observed at Fairview Cemetery/Homer Sewage Ponds by Leah Dodd on Aug 27, 2016 at 3:45 pm.

  71. Buff-breasted Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Genesee Co. - map
    1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper was observed at DeBuck's Sod Farm (permission required) by Matt Hogan on Aug 27, 2016 at 3:20 pm.

  72. Peregrine Falcon
    Aug 27, 2016 - Oakland Co. - map
    1 Peregrine Falcon was observed at Detroit Zoo by Scott Jennex on Aug 27, 2016 at 3:10 pm.

  73. Horned Grebe
    Aug 27, 2016 - Saginaw Co. - map
    1 Horned Grebe was observed at Shiawassee NWR--Wildlife Drive by Peter Koper on Aug 27, 2016 at 2:05 pm.

  74. American White Pelican
    Aug 27, 2016 - Midland Co. - map
    4 American White Pelican were observed at Whiting Overlook Park by Daryl Bernard on Aug 27, 2016 at 2:05 pm.

  75. Buff-breasted Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Genesee Co. - map
    1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper was observed at DeBuck's Sod Farm (permission required) by Thomas Gass on Aug 27, 2016 at 12:50 pm.

  76. Peregrine Falcon
    Aug 27, 2016 - Oakland Co. - map
    1 Peregrine Falcon was observed at Detroit Zoo by Mary Trombley on Aug 27, 2016 at 12:45 pm.

  77. Marsh Wren
    Aug 27, 2016 - Luce Co. - map
    1 Marsh Wren was observed at West of Natalie SFC to Dollarville Dam by boat by Jonathan Vande Kopple on Aug 27, 2016 at 12:20 pm.

  78. Red-headed Woodpecker
    Aug 27, 2016 - Newaygo Co. - map
    4 Red-headed Woodpecker were observed at Croton Dam by Jeff Kunitzer on Aug 27, 2016 at 12:05 pm.

  79. Horned Grebe
    Aug 27, 2016 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Horned Grebe was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Melanie Florkowski on Aug 27, 2016 at 12:00 pm.

  80. Snowy Egret
    Aug 27, 2016 - Jackson Co. - map
    1 Snowy Egret was observed at Watkins Lake by R Green on Aug 27, 2016 at 12:00 pm.

  81. Little Blue Heron
    Aug 27, 2016 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Little Blue Heron was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Steve Minard on Aug 27, 2016 at 11:56 am.

  82. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Kent Co. - map
    1 Stilt Sandpiper was observed at 84th and Wilson (celery flats) by Caleb Putnam on Aug 27, 2016 at 11:21 am.

  83. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Iosco Co. - map
    1 Stilt Sandpiper was observed at Tuttle Marsh Wildlife Area by t palgut on Aug 27, 2016 at 11:15 am.

  84. Trumpeter Swan
    Aug 27, 2016 - Eaton Co. - map
    2 Trumpeter Swan were observed at Windsor Township SGA by Marc North on Aug 27, 2016 at 11:07 am.

  85. Snowy Egret
    Aug 27, 2016 - Jackson Co. - map
    1 Snowy Egret was observed at Watkins Lake by Bill Buckingham on Aug 27, 2016 at 11:05 am.

  86. Little Gull
    Aug 27, 2016 - Ottawa Co. - map
    1 Little Gull was observed at Holland SP by Jamie Krupka on Aug 27, 2016 at 10:24 am.

  87. Baird's Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    1 Baird's Sandpiper was observed at M-52 and Lehman Rd. fluddle by Steve Minard on Aug 27, 2016 at 9:38 am.

  88. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    1 Stilt Sandpiper was observed at M-52 and Lehman Rd. fluddle by Steve Minard on Aug 27, 2016 at 9:38 am.

  89. Buff-breasted Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Ottawa Co. - map
    2 Buff-breasted Sandpiper were observed at AAA Turf Farm (Ottawa Co.) by Jamie Krupka on Aug 27, 2016 at 9:19 am.

  90. Horned Grebe
    Aug 27, 2016 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Horned Grebe was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Andrea Rose on Aug 27, 2016 at 8:15 am.

  91. Tricolored Heron
    Aug 27, 2016 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Tricolored Heron was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Andrea Rose on Aug 27, 2016 at 8:15 am.

  92. Ring-necked Duck
    Aug 27, 2016 - Calhoun Co. - map
    2 Ring-necked Duck were observed at Fairview Cemetery/Homer Sewage Ponds by Gordon Green on Aug 27, 2016 at 8:00 am.

  93. Tricolored Heron
    Aug 27, 2016 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Tricolored Heron was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Kevin Rysiewski on Aug 27, 2016 at 8:00 am.

  94. Stilt Sandpiper
    Aug 27, 2016 - Calhoun Co. - map
    1 Stilt Sandpiper was observed at Fairview Cemetery/Homer Sewage Ponds by Gordon Green on Aug 27, 2016 at 8:00 am.

  95. Horned Grebe
    Aug 27, 2016 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Horned Grebe was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Marie McGee on Aug 27, 2016 at 7:45 am.

  96. Tricolored Heron
    Aug 27, 2016 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Tricolored Heron was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Marie McGee on Aug 27, 2016 at 7:45 am.

  97. Tricolored Heron
    Aug 27, 2016 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Tricolored Heron was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Brian McGee on Aug 27, 2016 at 7:45 am.

  98. Horned Grebe
    Aug 27, 2016 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Horned Grebe was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Brian McGee on Aug 27, 2016 at 7:45 am.

  99. Horned Grebe
    Aug 27, 2016 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Horned Grebe was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Wayne Hoch on Aug 27, 2016 at 7:42 am.

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