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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. Snowy Owl
    2014-04-18 - map
    1 Snowy Owl was observed on 2014-04-18 at Marquette City Compost Yard MI.

  2. Piping Plover
    2014-04-18 - map
    4 Piping Plover were observed on 2014-04-18 at Manistee MI.

  3. Lesser Black-backed Gull
    2014-04-17 - map
    1 Lesser Black-backed Gull was observed on 2014-04-17 at Manistee Pier MI.

  4. Smith's Longspur
    2014-04-13 - map
    5 Smith's Longspur were observed on 2014-04-13 at Buffalo Rd.--Avery Rd. to Beaver Dam Rd. MI.

  5. Iceland Gull
    2014-04-13 - map
    2 Iceland Gull were observed on 2014-04-13 at Tawas Point SP--Tip MI.

  6. Spruce Grouse
    2014-04-12 - map
    1 Spruce Grouse was observed on 2014-04-12 at Bay Cliff Health Camp MI.

  7. Thayer's Gull
    2014-04-12 - map
    1 Thayer's Gull was observed on 2014-04-12 at Marquette MI.

  8. Northern Saw-whet Owl
    2014-04-11 - map
    1 Northern Saw-whet Owl was observed on 2014-04-11 at Manistee Township MI.

  9. Boreal Owl
    2014-04-11 - map
    1 Boreal Owl was observed on 2014-04-11 at Owl Banding lab MI.

  10. Bohemian Waxwing
    2014-04-11 - map
    22 Bohemian Waxwing were observed on 2014-04-11 at Brockway Mountain MI.



Notable Birds

  1. Chestnut-sided Warbler
    Apr 19, 2014 - Antrim Co. - map
    1 Chestnut-sided Warbler was observed at The Casa Up North by Alan Bean on Apr 19, 2014 at 7:15 pm.

  2. Black-throated Green Warbler
    Apr 19, 2014 - Ingham Co. - map
    1 Black-throated Green Warbler was observed at Fenner Nature Center by Kirby Adams on Apr 19, 2014 at 6:40 pm.

  3. Red-headed Woodpecker
    Apr 19, 2014 - Saginaw Co. - map
    1 Red-headed Woodpecker was observed at Bridgeport, 6124-6730 Herzog Road by Jeff Sommer on Apr 19, 2014 at 6:06 pm.

  4. Northern Bobwhite
    Apr 19, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    1 Northern Bobwhite was observed at Webster Twp. Private Property (pin is not on location) by Ben Lucking on Apr 19, 2014 at 4:44 pm.

  5. Trumpeter Swan
    Apr 19, 2014 - Kent Co. - map
    1 Trumpeter Swan was observed at Bush Lake - Belding Rd by Rob Keys on Apr 19, 2014 at 2:43 pm.

  6. Spotted Sandpiper
    Apr 19, 2014 - Iosco Co. - map
    1 Spotted Sandpiper was observed at Loud Dam by Wayne Shawl on Apr 19, 2014 at 2:30 pm.

  7. Blue-winged Warbler
    Apr 19, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    1 Blue-winged Warbler was observed at Lillie Park by Dick Chase on Apr 19, 2014 at 2:20 pm.

  8. Trumpeter Swan
    Apr 19, 2014 - Calhoun Co. - map
    2 Trumpeter Swan were observed at Woodland Park and Nature Preserve by David Haas on Apr 19, 2014 at 12:53 pm.

  9. Greater White-fronted Goose
    Apr 19, 2014 - Grand Traverse Co. - map
    3 Greater White-fronted Goose were observed at Traverse-Clous Rd by Scott Sneed on Apr 19, 2014 at 12:20 pm.

  10. Snow Goose
    Apr 19, 2014 - Kalamazoo Co. - map
    1 Snow Goose was observed at Kellogg Bird Sanctuary by Lisa Sinke on Apr 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm.

  11. Greater White-fronted Goose (Western)
    Apr 19, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    1 Greater White-fronted Goose (Western) was observed at State Rd. at Textile Rd.--pond by Elizabeth Stone on Apr 19, 2014 at 11:35 am.

  12. Golden Eagle
    Apr 19, 2014 - Eaton Co. - map
    1 Golden Eagle was observed at State Secondary Complex by Jeff Pavlik - Ingham Co. on Apr 19, 2014 at 11:15 am.

  13. Trumpeter Swan
    Apr 19, 2014 - Eaton Co. - map
    2 Trumpeter Swan were observed at State Secondary Complex by Jeff Pavlik - Ingham Co. on Apr 19, 2014 at 11:15 am.

  14. Red-headed Woodpecker
    Apr 19, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    1 Red-headed Woodpecker was observed at Nan Weston Preserve by Cathy Theisen on Apr 19, 2014 at 10:49 am.

  15. Red-headed Woodpecker
    Apr 19, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    1 Red-headed Woodpecker was observed at Nan Weston Preserve by Ben Lucking on Apr 19, 2014 at 10:49 am.

  16. Caspian Tern
    Apr 19, 2014 - Oakland Co. - map
    1 Caspian Tern was observed at kensington park by philip odum on Apr 19, 2014 at 10:45 am.

  17. Great Black-backed Gull
    Apr 19, 2014 - Oakland Co. - map
    1 Great Black-backed Gull was observed at kensington park by philip odum on Apr 19, 2014 at 10:45 am.

  18. Least Sandpiper
    Apr 19, 2014 - Livingston Co. - map
    9 Least Sandpiper were observed at US-MI-Fowlerville-8501-9249 W Vogt Rd by John Lowry on Apr 19, 2014 at 10:43 am.

  19. Cackling Goose
    Apr 19, 2014 - Allegan Co. - map
    2 Cackling Goose were observed at Wade's Bayou Park by Chace Scholten on Apr 19, 2014 at 9:58 am.

  20. Marsh Wren
    Apr 19, 2014 - Bay Co. - map
    1 Marsh Wren was observed at Nayanquing Point SWA by Tom Pavlik on Apr 19, 2014 at 9:47 am.

  21. Yellow-headed Blackbird
    Apr 19, 2014 - Bay Co. - map
    6 Yellow-headed Blackbird were observed at Nayanquing Point SWA by Tom Pavlik on Apr 19, 2014 at 9:47 am.

  22. Snowy Owl
    Apr 19, 2014 - Bay Co. - map
    1 Snowy Owl was observed at Nayanquing Point SWA by Tom Pavlik on Apr 19, 2014 at 9:47 am.

  23. Ruffed Grouse
    Apr 19, 2014 - Ingham Co. - map
    1 Ruffed Grouse was observed at Meridian Township Central Park by Eddie Hicks on Apr 19, 2014 at 9:00 am.

  24. Veery
    Apr 19, 2014 - Kalamazoo Co. - map
    1 Veery was observed at Kleinstuck Preserve by Todd Alfes on Apr 19, 2014 at 8:23 am.

  25. Greater White-fronted Goose
    Apr 19, 2014 - Grand Traverse Co. - map
    3 Greater White-fronted Goose were observed at Farm at Clous and Schrieder by Bruce Bodjack on Apr 19, 2014 at 7:33 am.

  26. Black-throated Green Warbler
    Apr 19, 2014 - Ingham Co. - map
    1 Black-throated Green Warbler was observed at Fenner Nature Center by Nathan Martineau on Apr 19, 2014 at 7:00 am.

  27. Snowy Owl
    Apr 18, 2014 - Marquette Co. - map
    1 Snowy Owl was observed at Marquette City Compost Yard by Dawn Marsh on Apr 18, 2014 at 9:00 pm.

  28. Trumpeter Swan
    Apr 18, 2014 - Van Buren Co. - map
    2 Trumpeter Swan were observed at Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery by Anne Pancella on Apr 18, 2014 at 5:55 pm.

  29. Yellow-headed Blackbird
    Apr 18, 2014 - Bay Co. - map
    7 Yellow-headed Blackbird were observed at Nayanquing Point SWA by Joanie & Mark Hubinger on Apr 18, 2014 at 4:30 pm.

  30. Veery
    Apr 18, 2014 - Muskegon Co. - map
    1 Veery was observed at Muskegon SGA--Lane's Landing by Marc Miedema on Apr 18, 2014 at 1:30 pm.

  31. Red-necked Grebe
    Apr 18, 2014 - Saginaw Co. - map
    1 Red-necked Grebe was observed at Shiawassee NWR by Patrick Jakel on Apr 18, 2014 at 12:51 pm.

  32. Red-necked Grebe
    Apr 18, 2014 - Saginaw Co. - map
    1 Red-necked Grebe was observed at Shiawassee NWR by Joseph Hammerle on Apr 18, 2014 at 12:51 pm.

  33. Greater White-fronted Goose
    Apr 18, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    2 Greater White-fronted Goose were observed at State Rd. at Textile Rd.--pond by Matty and Benjamin Hack on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:03 am.

  34. Snowy Owl
    Apr 18, 2014 - Manistee Co. - map
    1 Snowy Owl was observed at Manistee City 5th Ave Beach by Shelley Green on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:00 am.

  35. Black-throated Green Warbler
    Apr 18, 2014 - Ingham Co. - map
    1 Black-throated Green Warbler was observed at Fenner Nature Center by Kirby Adams on Apr 18, 2014 at 10:59 am.

  36. Red-headed Woodpecker
    Apr 18, 2014 - Barry Co. - map
    2 Red-headed Woodpecker were observed at Paul Henry Thornapple Trail--Middleville by Jeff Fossmo on Apr 18, 2014 at 10:50 am.

  37. Piping Plover
    Apr 18, 2014 - Manistee Co. - map
    4 Piping Plover were observed at Manistee by Bob Paetschow on Apr 18, 2014 at 10:10 am.

  38. Piping Plover
    Apr 18, 2014 - Manistee Co. - map
    2 Piping Plover were observed at Fifth Avenue Beach & Pier by Linda Scribner on Apr 18, 2014 at 9:50 am.

  39. Snowy Owl
    Apr 18, 2014 - Bay Co. - map
    1 Snowy Owl was observed at Nayanquing Point SWA by Monica Essenmacher on Apr 18, 2014 at 9:30 am.

  40. Trumpeter Swan
    Apr 18, 2014 - Barry Co. - map
    3 Trumpeter Swan were observed at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute by Jack Wykoff on Apr 18, 2014 at 9:10 am.

  41. Black-throated Green Warbler
    Apr 18, 2014 - Ingham Co. - map
    1 Black-throated Green Warbler was observed at Fenner Nature Center by Zak Pohlen on Apr 18, 2014 at 8:35 am.

  42. Black-throated Green Warbler
    Apr 18, 2014 - Ingham Co. - map
    1 Black-throated Green Warbler was observed at Fenner Nature Center by Callie Gesmundo on Apr 18, 2014 at 8:35 am.

  43. Orange-crowned Warbler
    Apr 18, 2014 - Ingham Co. - map
    1 Orange-crowned Warbler was observed at Fenner Nature Center by Callie Gesmundo on Apr 18, 2014 at 8:35 am.

  44. Orange-crowned Warbler
    Apr 18, 2014 - Ingham Co. - map
    1 Orange-crowned Warbler was observed at Fenner Nature Center by Zak Pohlen on Apr 18, 2014 at 8:35 am.

  45. Greater White-fronted Goose
    Apr 18, 2014 - Berrien Co. - map
    5 Greater White-fronted Goose were observed at rocky weed by Matt Hysell on Apr 18, 2014 at 8:20 am.

  46. Greater White-fronted Goose
    Apr 18, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    2 Greater White-fronted Goose were observed at State Rd. at Textile Rd.--pond by Montgomery Brown on Apr 18, 2014 at 8:10 am.

  47. Ross's Goose
    Apr 18, 2014 - Berrien Co. - map
    Ross's Goose was observed at W scottdale farm pond by Matt Hysell on Apr 18, 2014 at 8:00 am.

  48. Western Meadowlark
    Apr 18, 2014 - Midland Co. - map
    1 Western Meadowlark was observed at W. Burns rd. east of Coleman by Patrick Jakel on Apr 18, 2014 at 7:15 am.

  49. Marsh Wren
    Apr 18, 2014 - Wayne Co. - map
    3 Marsh Wren were observed at Canton Landfill Marsh by Daryl Aspery on Apr 18, 2014 at 7:00 am.

  50. Red-necked Grebe
    Apr 18, 2014 - Eaton Co. - map
    1 Red-necked Grebe was observed at Narrow Lake by Marc North on Apr 18, 2014 at 7:00 am.

  51. Sharp-tailed Grouse
    Apr 18, 2014 - Schoolcraft Co. - map
    10 Sharp-tailed Grouse were observed at Seney NWR Lek Blind by Tyler Petroelje on Apr 18, 2014 at 6:20 am.

  52. Snow Goose
    Apr 18, 2014 - Saginaw Co. - map
    Snow Goose was observed at Shiawassee NWR--Ferguson Bayou Trail by Steven Gasser on Apr 18, 2014 at 12:00 am.

  53. Brewer's Blackbird
    Apr 17, 2014 - Berrien Co. - map
    12 Brewer's Blackbird were observed at Buffalo Rd.--Avery Rd. to Beaver Dam Rd. by Diane Garlick on Apr 17, 2014 at 7:25 pm.

  54. Magnolia Warbler
    Apr 17, 2014 - Montcalm Co. - map
    1 Magnolia Warbler was observed at Heartland Trail - Academy Rd. east to the bridge/creek by Andrea Haus on Apr 17, 2014 at 6:45 pm.

  55. Red-eyed Vireo
    Apr 17, 2014 - Kent Co. - map
    2 Red-eyed Vireo were observed at Rogue River Park by becky kuhn on Apr 17, 2014 at 5:30 pm.

  56. Piping Plover
    Apr 17, 2014 - Manistee Co. - map
    1 Piping Plover was observed at Fifth Ave. Beach by Brian Allen on Apr 17, 2014 at 5:19 pm.

  57. Common Raven
    Apr 17, 2014 - Muskegon Co. - map
    2 Common Raven were observed at Muskegon Wastewater System by Myles McNally on Apr 17, 2014 at 4:00 pm.

  58. Ross's Goose
    Apr 17, 2014 - Berrien Co. - map
    2 Ross's Goose were observed at Farm Pond north of Linco Rd. between Hollywood & Scottdale by Diane Garlick on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:30 pm.

  59. Western Meadowlark
    Apr 17, 2014 - Midland Co. - map
    1 Western Meadowlark was observed at North Coleman Road and Burns by Roger Eriksson on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:52 pm.

  60. Greater White-fronted Goose
    Apr 17, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    2 Greater White-fronted Goose were observed at State Rd. at Textile Rd.--pond by John Lowry on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:24 pm.

  61. Greater White-fronted Goose
    Apr 17, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    2 Greater White-fronted Goose were observed at State Rd. at Textile Rd.--pond by Marge Tittyung on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:15 pm.

  62. Caspian Tern
    Apr 17, 2014 - Livingston Co. - map
    1 Caspian Tern was observed at Thompson Lake (Howell) by Lyle Hamilton on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm.

  63. Golden Eagle
    Apr 17, 2014 - Sanilac Co. - map
    1 Golden Eagle was observed at Minden SGA by Scott Somershoe on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:00 pm.

  64. Greater White-fronted Goose
    Apr 17, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    2 Greater White-fronted Goose were observed at State Rd. at Textile Rd.--pond by Very Oldsquaw on Apr 17, 2014 at 11:55 am.

  65. Yellow-headed Blackbird
    Apr 17, 2014 - Bay Co. - map
    4 Yellow-headed Blackbird were observed at Nayanquing Point SWA by Al Turner on Apr 17, 2014 at 11:20 am.

  66. Snowy Owl
    Apr 17, 2014 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Snowy Owl was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Brandon Brywczynski on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:30 am.

  67. Greater White-fronted Goose
    Apr 17, 2014 - Grand Traverse Co. - map
    3 Greater White-fronted Goose were observed at clous/schneider rd. by Mary Fournier on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:00 am.

  68. Cackling Goose
    Apr 17, 2014 - Allegan Co. - map
    2 Cackling Goose were observed at Wade's Bayou Park by Rick Brigham on Apr 17, 2014 at 9:58 am.

  69. American Golden-Plover
    Apr 17, 2014 - Livingston Co. - map
    1 American Golden-Plover was observed at Vogt Road flooding by Lyle Hamilton on Apr 17, 2014 at 9:30 am.

  70. Pectoral Sandpiper
    Apr 17, 2014 - Livingston Co. - map
    4 Pectoral Sandpiper were observed at Vogt Road flooding by Lyle Hamilton on Apr 17, 2014 at 9:30 am.

  71. Lesser Black-backed Gull
    Apr 17, 2014 - Kent Co. - map
    3 Lesser Black-backed Gull were observed at Kent Co. Landfill (108th St E of Clyde Park SW) by Caleb Putnam on Apr 17, 2014 at 9:24 am.

  72. Red-headed Woodpecker
    Apr 17, 2014 - St. Joseph Co. - map
    1 Red-headed Woodpecker was observed at Camp Fort Hill by Karen E. Brown on Apr 17, 2014 at 9:15 am.

  73. Greater White-fronted Goose
    Apr 17, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    1 Greater White-fronted Goose was observed at ann arbor by Keith Taylor on Apr 17, 2014 at 8:30 am.

  74. Chimney Swift
    Apr 17, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    3 Chimney Swift were observed at Nichols Arboretum by Ruud Visser BGBY on Apr 17, 2014 at 7:55 am.

  75. Chimney Swift
    Apr 17, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    3 Chimney Swift were observed at Nichols Arboretum by Ruud Visser on Apr 17, 2014 at 7:55 am.

  76. Red-necked Grebe
    Apr 17, 2014 - Saginaw Co. - map
    1 Red-necked Grebe was observed at Shiawassee NWR by David Peters on Apr 17, 2014 at 7:00 am.

  77. House Wren
    Apr 17, 2014 - Livingston Co. - map
    1 House Wren was observed at Home, Brandes Ln and Farley Rd, Pinckney Mi by Marie Rust on Apr 17, 2014 at 6:52 am.

  78. Eastern Whip-poor-will
    Apr 16, 2014 - Saginaw Co. - map
    1 Eastern Whip-poor-will was observed at Bridgeport by Larry Abraham on Apr 16, 2014 at 8:00 pm.

  79. Green Heron
    Apr 16, 2014 - Calhoun Co. - map
    1 Green Heron was observed at Graham Lake PA by Gordon Green on Apr 16, 2014 at 6:20 pm.

  80. Greater White-fronted Goose
    Apr 16, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    2 Greater White-fronted Goose were observed at State Rd. at Textile Rd.--pond by Ruud Visser on Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00 pm.

  81. Greater White-fronted Goose
    Apr 16, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    2 Greater White-fronted Goose were observed at State Rd. at Textile Rd.--pond by Ruud Visser BGBY on Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00 pm.

  82. American Golden-Plover
    Apr 16, 2014 - Livingston Co. - map
    1 American Golden-Plover was observed at Vogt Rd by Samantha Thompson on Apr 16, 2014 at 5:45 pm.

  83. Caspian Tern
    Apr 16, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    1 Caspian Tern was observed at Portage Lake (Washtenaw Co.) by Ben Lucking on Apr 16, 2014 at 5:24 pm.

  84. Caspian Tern
    Apr 16, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    1 Caspian Tern was observed at Little Portage Lake by Joe Prochaska on Apr 16, 2014 at 5:03 pm.

  85. Chimney Swift
    Apr 16, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    1 Chimney Swift was observed at Nichols Arboretum by Mike Sefton on Apr 16, 2014 at 4:10 pm.

  86. Western Meadowlark
    Apr 16, 2014 - Midland Co. - map
    1 Western Meadowlark was observed at Geneva Twsp. by Ryan Dziedzic on Apr 16, 2014 at 3:51 pm.

  87. Western Meadowlark
    Apr 16, 2014 - Midland Co. - map
    1 Western Meadowlark was observed at Geneva Twsp. by Valerie Trabucchi on Apr 16, 2014 at 3:51 pm.

  88. Trumpeter Swan
    Apr 16, 2014 - Barry Co. - map
    2 Trumpeter Swan were observed at US-MI-Plainwell-12001-12725 3 Mile Rd by David Haas on Apr 16, 2014 at 2:50 pm.

  89. Greater White-fronted Goose
    Apr 16, 2014 - Mason Co. - map
    3 Greater White-fronted Goose were observed at Colburn Road by Linda Scribner on Apr 16, 2014 at 2:45 pm.

  90. Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)
    Apr 16, 2014 - Charlevoix Co. - map
    1 Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon) was observed at Charlevoix, Michigan by Suzanne Muma on Apr 16, 2014 at 2:45 pm.

  91. Common Tern
    Apr 16, 2014 - Wayne Co. - map
    6 Common Tern were observed at Gibralter Bay Unit (restricted access) by Rick Stronks on Apr 16, 2014 at 1:15 pm.

  92. Common Tern
    Apr 16, 2014 - Wayne Co. - map
    5 Common Tern were observed at County (Free) Bridge by Kati Adams on Apr 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm.

  93. Greater White-fronted Goose
    Apr 16, 2014 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    1 Greater White-fronted Goose was observed at State Rd. at Textile Rd.--pond by Kathy Evaldson on Apr 16, 2014 at 12:00 pm.

  94. Black-and-white Warbler
    Apr 16, 2014 - Barry Co. - map
    1 Black-and-white Warbler was observed at Paul Henry Thornapple Trail--Middleville by Jack Wykoff on Apr 16, 2014 at 10:30 am.

  95. Red-headed Woodpecker
    Apr 16, 2014 - Barry Co. - map
    3 Red-headed Woodpecker were observed at Paul Henry Thornapple Trail--Middleville by Jack Wykoff on Apr 16, 2014 at 10:30 am.

  96. Snowy Owl
    Apr 16, 2014 - Delta Co. - map
    1 Snowy Owl was observed at Chase Place by Joe Kaplan on Apr 16, 2014 at 10:30 am.

  97. Golden Eagle
    Apr 16, 2014 - Huron Co. - map
    1 Golden Eagle was observed at Eagle Bay public access by Scott Somershoe on Apr 16, 2014 at 9:42 am.

  98. Black-and-white Warbler
    Apr 16, 2014 - Barry Co. - map
    1 Black-and-white Warbler was observed at Paul Henry Thornapple Trail--Middleville by Eldon Dodd on Apr 16, 2014 at 9:35 am.

  99. Red-headed Woodpecker
    Apr 16, 2014 - Barry Co. - map
    4 Red-headed Woodpecker were observed at Paul Henry Thornapple Trail--Middleville by Eldon Dodd on Apr 16, 2014 at 9:35 am.

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