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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. Piping Plover
    2015-07-01 - map
    5 Piping Plover were observed on 2015-07-01 at Tawas Point SP MI.

  2. Cerulean Warbler
    2015-07-01 - map
    1 Cerulean Warbler was observed on 2015-07-01 at Paul Henry Thornapple Trail--Middleville MI.

  3. Kirtland's Warbler
    2015-06-30 - map
    2 Kirtland's Warbler were observed on 2015-06-30 at Huron NF--Chase Bridge Rd. MI.

  4. Golden-winged Warbler
    2015-06-30 - map
    4 Golden-winged Warbler were observed on 2015-06-30 at Kate's Grade MI.

  5. Henslow's Sparrow
    2015-06-28 - map
    2 Henslow's Sparrow were observed on 2015-06-28 at Sharonville SGA (Washtenaw Co.) MI.

  6. Black-backed Woodpecker
    2015-06-28 - map
    1 Black-backed Woodpecker was observed on 2015-06-28 at Peshekee Grade (Baraga County portion) MI.

  7. Black Rail
    2015-06-26 - map
    1 Black Rail was observed on 2015-06-26 at Home MI.

  8. Northern Saw-whet Owl
    2015-06-24 - map
    1 Northern Saw-whet Owl was observed on 2015-06-24 at Goose Creek Road MI.

  9. Spruce Grouse
    2015-06-22 - map
    3 Spruce Grouse were observed on 2015-06-22 at Mack Lake Area MI.

  10. Black-headed Gull
    2015-06-22 - map
    1 Black-headed Gull was observed on 2015-06-22 at Pte. Mouillee SGA MI.



Notable Birds

  1. Northern Parula
    Jul 1, 2015 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    1 Northern Parula was observed at US-MI-Saline-2501-2699 Hartman Rd by Andrew Pawuk on Jul 1, 2015 at 6:00 pm.

  2. Yellow-throated Warbler
    Jul 1, 2015 - Washtenaw Co. - map
    1 Yellow-throated Warbler was observed at US-MI-Saline-2501-2699 Hartman Rd by Andrew Pawuk on Jul 1, 2015 at 6:00 pm.

  3. American White Pelican
    Jul 1, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    22 American White Pelican were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Gordon Fitch on Jul 1, 2015 at 4:45 pm.

  4. Common Goldeneye
    Jul 1, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Common Goldeneye was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Gordon Fitch on Jul 1, 2015 at 4:45 pm.

  5. Common Merganser
    Jul 1, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Common Merganser was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Gordon Fitch on Jul 1, 2015 at 4:45 pm.

  6. Glossy Ibis
    Jul 1, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Glossy Ibis was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Gordon Fitch on Jul 1, 2015 at 4:45 pm.

  7. Tricolored Heron
    Jul 1, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Tricolored Heron was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Gordon Fitch on Jul 1, 2015 at 4:45 pm.

  8. White-faced Ibis
    Jul 1, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    2 White-faced Ibis were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Gordon Fitch on Jul 1, 2015 at 4:45 pm.

  9. American Avocet
    Jul 1, 2015 - Midland Co. - map
    1 American Avocet was observed at Whiting Overlook Park by Allen Chartier on Jul 1, 2015 at 1:20 pm.

  10. Ruddy Duck
    Jul 1, 2015 - Midland Co. - map
    3 Ruddy Duck were observed at Whiting Overlook Park by Allen Chartier on Jul 1, 2015 at 1:20 pm.

  11. Northern Shoveler
    Jul 1, 2015 - Midland Co. - map
    1 Northern Shoveler was observed at Whiting Overlook Park by Allen Chartier on Jul 1, 2015 at 1:20 pm.

  12. Lesser Scaup
    Jul 1, 2015 - Midland Co. - map
    1 Lesser Scaup was observed at Whiting Overlook Park by Allen Chartier on Jul 1, 2015 at 1:20 pm.

  13. Green-winged Teal
    Jul 1, 2015 - Midland Co. - map
    3 Green-winged Teal were observed at Whiting Overlook Park by Allen Chartier on Jul 1, 2015 at 1:20 pm.

  14. American Wigeon
    Jul 1, 2015 - Wayne Co. - map
    1 American Wigeon was observed at Huroc Park by Melanie Florkowski on Jul 1, 2015 at 1:00 pm.

  15. Trumpeter Swan
    Jul 1, 2015 - Van Buren Co. - map
    4 Trumpeter Swan were observed at Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery by Myles McNally on Jul 1, 2015 at 12:45 pm.

  16. Trumpeter Swan
    Jul 1, 2015 - Van Buren Co. - map
    4 Trumpeter Swan were observed at Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery by Dixie Burkhart on Jul 1, 2015 at 12:30 pm.

  17. Trumpeter Swan
    Jul 1, 2015 - Van Buren Co. - map
    4 Trumpeter Swan were observed at Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery by Joyce Wagner on Jul 1, 2015 at 12:16 pm.

  18. Blue Grosbeak
    Jul 1, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Blue Grosbeak was observed at Whiteford Park by jim law on Jul 1, 2015 at 11:30 am.

  19. Cattle Egret
    Jul 1, 2015 - Bay Co. - map
    3 Cattle Egret were observed at Bay: Tobico Lagoon by Ken Sapkowski on Jul 1, 2015 at 11:30 am.

  20. American White Pelican
    Jul 1, 2015 - Van Buren Co. - map
    8 American White Pelican were observed at Maple Lake by Joyce Wagner on Jul 1, 2015 at 11:22 am.

  21. Black-throated Green Warbler
    Jul 1, 2015 - Montcalm Co. - map
    3 Black-throated Green Warbler were observed at Richland, 11501-11977 North Bollinger Road by Aaron Kortenhoven on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:37 am.

  22. American White Pelican
    Jul 1, 2015 - Van Buren Co. - map
    7 American White Pelican were observed at Maple Lake by Myles McNally on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:30 am.

  23. Black-throated Green Warbler
    Jul 1, 2015 - Berrien Co. - map
    1 Black-throated Green Warbler was observed at Warren Dunes SP, Beach Trail, dunes by Bradley Anderson on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:30 am.

  24. American White Pelican
    Jul 1, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    14 American White Pelican were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by pattye Nicolls on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:20 am.

  25. American White Pelican
    Jul 1, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    14 American White Pelican were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Scott Myers on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:20 am.

  26. American Avocet
    Jul 1, 2015 - Muskegon Co. - map
    1 American Avocet was observed at Muskegon Wastewater System by Elizabeth Notman on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:20 am.

  27. American White Pelican
    Jul 1, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    14 American White Pelican were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Mary Radscheid on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:20 am.

  28. Ring-necked Duck
    Jul 1, 2015 - Muskegon Co. - map
    1 Ring-necked Duck was observed at Muskegon Wastewater System by Elizabeth Notman on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:20 am.

  29. Great Black-backed Gull
    Jul 1, 2015 - Ottawa Co. - map
    10 Great Black-backed Gull were observed at Holland SP by Chace Scholten on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:20 am.

  30. American White Pelican
    Jul 1, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    14 American White Pelican were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by karen bonnell on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:20 am.

  31. American White Pelican
    Jul 1, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    14 American White Pelican were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Tim Drewyor on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:20 am.

  32. Snowy Egret
    Jul 1, 2015 - Saginaw Co. - map
    1 Snowy Egret was observed at Shiawassee NWR--Wildlife Drive by Allen Chartier on Jul 1, 2015 at 8:45 am.

  33. Northern Shoveler
    Jul 1, 2015 - Saginaw Co. - map
    1 Northern Shoveler was observed at Shiawassee NWR--Wildlife Drive by Allen Chartier on Jul 1, 2015 at 8:45 am.

  34. Tricolored Heron
    Jul 1, 2015 - Iosco Co. - map
    1 Tricolored Heron was observed at Tawas Point SP by t palgut on Jul 1, 2015 at 8:30 am.

  35. American White Pelican
    Jul 1, 2015 - Van Buren Co. - map
    8 American White Pelican were observed at US-MI-Paw Paw-180 W Michigan Ave - 42.2178x-85.8966 by Mike Cook on Jul 1, 2015 at 8:07 am.

  36. American White Pelican
    Jun 30, 2015 - Van Buren Co. - map
    8 American White Pelican were observed at Maple Lake by Anne Pancella on Jun 30, 2015 at 7:25 pm.

  37. American Avocet
    Jun 30, 2015 - Muskegon Co. - map
    1 American Avocet was observed at muskegon wasterwater by michael overway on Jun 30, 2015 at 5:05 pm.

  38. Clay-colored Sparrow
    Jun 30, 2015 - Allegan Co. - map
    1 Clay-colored Sparrow was observed at 58th Street btwn 116 and 117th by Jamie Krupka on Jun 30, 2015 at 4:42 pm.

  39. Lark Bunting
    Jun 30, 2015 - Allegan Co. - map
    1 Lark Bunting was observed at 58th Street btwn 116 and 117th by Jamie Krupka on Jun 30, 2015 at 4:42 pm.

  40. Blue-headed Vireo
    Jun 30, 2015 - Allegan Co. - map
    1 Blue-headed Vireo was observed at Allegan SGA--Swan Creek at 116th Ave by Jamie Krupka on Jun 30, 2015 at 3:58 pm.

  41. American White Pelican
    Jun 30, 2015 - Van Buren Co. - map
    7 American White Pelican were observed at Maple Lake Red Arrow by Dixie Burkhart on Jun 30, 2015 at 3:00 pm.

  42. Clay-colored Sparrow
    Jun 30, 2015 - Macomb Co. - map
    2 Clay-colored Sparrow were observed at Pine Tree Acres Landfill by Brandon Aho on Jun 30, 2015 at 1:35 pm.

  43. Bay-breasted Warbler
    Jun 30, 2015 - Marquette Co. - map
    1 Bay-breasted Warbler was observed at Kate's Grade by Skye Haas on Jun 30, 2015 at 1:30 pm.

  44. Bay-breasted Warbler
    Jun 30, 2015 - Marquette Co. - map
    1 Bay-breasted Warbler was observed at Kate's Grade by David Essian on Jun 30, 2015 at 1:30 pm.

  45. Clay-colored Sparrow
    Jun 30, 2015 - Allegan Co. - map
    1 Clay-colored Sparrow was observed at Allegan SGA--Farm Unit by Ken Sapkowski on Jun 30, 2015 at 1:15 pm.

  46. Prairie Warbler
    Jun 30, 2015 - Allegan Co. - map
    1 Prairie Warbler was observed at US-MI-Valley-4010–4198 122nd Ave - 42.5783x-85.9508 by Eldon Dodd on Jun 30, 2015 at 11:45 am.

  47. Prairie Warbler
    Jun 30, 2015 - Allegan Co. - map
    1 Prairie Warbler was observed at US-MI-Valley-4010–4198 122nd Ave - 42.5783x-85.9508 by Jack Wykoff on Jun 30, 2015 at 11:45 am.

  48. Hooded Warbler
    Jun 30, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Hooded Warbler was observed at Tomahawk Archers by Patrick Hogan on Jun 30, 2015 at 11:00 am.

  49. Black-throated Green Warbler
    Jun 30, 2015 - Berrien Co. - map
    1 Black-throated Green Warbler was observed at Warren Dunes SP by Chace Scholten on Jun 30, 2015 at 10:35 am.

  50. Worm-eating Warbler
    Jun 30, 2015 - Berrien Co. - map
    1 Worm-eating Warbler was observed at Warren Dunes SP by Chace Scholten on Jun 30, 2015 at 10:35 am.

  51. American Bittern
    Jun 30, 2015 - St. Clair Co. - map
    1 American Bittern was observed at St. Clair Flats (by boat) by Randall Kling on Jun 30, 2015 at 9:40 am.

  52. Tricolored Heron
    Jun 30, 2015 - Iosco Co. - map
    1 Tricolored Heron was observed at Tawas Point SP by philip odum on Jun 30, 2015 at 9:33 am.

  53. Red-headed Woodpecker
    Jun 30, 2015 - Oakland Co. - map
    1 Red-headed Woodpecker was observed at Leonard Rd by Erik Weyhrauch on Jun 30, 2015 at 9:25 am.

  54. Red-headed Woodpecker
    Jun 30, 2015 - Oakland Co. - map
    1 Red-headed Woodpecker was observed at Leonard Rd by Tom Hince on Jun 30, 2015 at 9:25 am.

  55. Red-headed Woodpecker
    Jun 30, 2015 - Oakland Co. - map
    1 Red-headed Woodpecker was observed at Leonard Rd by Kathi Cavanaugh on Jun 30, 2015 at 9:25 am.

  56. American White Pelican
    Jun 30, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    15 American White Pelican were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by John Whitehead on Jun 30, 2015 at 9:00 am.

  57. Glossy Ibis
    Jun 30, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    2 Glossy Ibis were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by John Whitehead on Jun 30, 2015 at 9:00 am.

  58. Blue-headed Vireo
    Jun 30, 2015 - Allegan Co. - map
    1 Blue-headed Vireo was observed at Saugatuck Dunes SP by Robert Vanderkamp on Jun 30, 2015 at 9:00 am.

  59. Blue Grosbeak
    Jun 30, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Blue Grosbeak was observed at Stoneco - Whiteford Park by Tim Thompson on Jun 30, 2015 at 7:00 am.

  60. Black Tern
    Jun 29, 2015 - Jackson Co. - map
    5 Black Tern were observed at Waterloo RA--Portage Lake Unit by R Green on Jun 29, 2015 at 7:15 pm.

  61. American Avocet
    Jun 29, 2015 - Muskegon Co. - map
    1 American Avocet was observed at Muskegon Waste Water by Lisa Casler on Jun 29, 2015 at 5:30 pm.

  62. Wilson's Phalarope
    Jun 29, 2015 - Muskegon Co. - map
    1 Wilson's Phalarope was observed at Muskegon Waste Water by Lisa Casler on Jun 29, 2015 at 5:30 pm.

  63. Cattle Egret
    Jun 29, 2015 - Bay Co. - map
    3 Cattle Egret were observed at Bay City SRA - Tobico Lagoon paths and Bay beach by Linda Menger on Jun 29, 2015 at 4:02 pm.

  64. Cattle Egret
    Jun 29, 2015 - Bay Co. - map
    3 Cattle Egret were observed at Bay City SRA - Tobico Lagoon paths and Bay beach by Ralph Forsberg on Jun 29, 2015 at 4:02 pm.

  65. Clay-colored Sparrow
    Jun 29, 2015 - Wayne Co. - map
    5 Clay-colored Sparrow were observed at Patriot Park by Patrick Jakel on Jun 29, 2015 at 3:38 pm.

  66. Cattle Egret
    Jun 29, 2015 - Bay Co. - map
    1 Cattle Egret was observed at Bay City SRA by Beverly Taylor on Jun 29, 2015 at 2:51 pm.

  67. Cattle Egret
    Jun 29, 2015 - Bay Co. - map
    1 Cattle Egret was observed at Bay City SRA by Eldon Dodd on Jun 29, 2015 at 2:51 pm.

  68. Cave Swallow
    Jun 29, 2015 - Saginaw Co. - map
    1 Cave Swallow was observed at Shiawassee NWR--Wildlife Drive by Janet Cook on Jun 29, 2015 at 2:14 pm.

  69. Pine Siskin
    Jun 29, 2015 - Ottawa Co. - map
    1 Pine Siskin was observed at Amaze! (restricted access) by Carl Manning on Jun 29, 2015 at 2:10 pm.

  70. Great Black-backed Gull
    Jun 29, 2015 - Allegan Co. - map
    2 Great Black-backed Gull were observed at Kalamazoo River mouth by Rick Brigham on Jun 29, 2015 at 1:18 pm.

  71. Piping Plover
    Jun 29, 2015 - Muskegon Co. - map
    7 Piping Plover were observed at Muskegon SP by Shelley Green on Jun 29, 2015 at 12:20 pm.

  72. Blue Grosbeak
    Jun 29, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Blue Grosbeak was observed at US-MI, Whiteford Township Park by Allen Chartier on Jun 29, 2015 at 11:20 am.

  73. Northern Bobwhite
    Jun 29, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Northern Bobwhite was observed at US-MI, Lambertville area by Allen Chartier on Jun 29, 2015 at 11:05 am.

  74. Great Black-backed Gull
    Jun 29, 2015 - Ottawa Co. - map
    7 Great Black-backed Gull were observed at Holland SP by Carl Manning on Jun 29, 2015 at 9:38 am.

  75. Great Black-backed Gull
    Jun 29, 2015 - Ottawa Co. - map
    9 Great Black-backed Gull were observed at Holland SP by Chace Scholten on Jun 29, 2015 at 9:20 am.

  76. Dickcissel
    Jun 29, 2015 - Manistee Co. - map
    1 Dickcissel was observed at Manistee Co. Arcadia, Cow Bog area by Brian Allen on Jun 29, 2015 at 9:00 am.

  77. Chestnut-sided Warbler
    Jun 29, 2015 - Ionia Co. - map
    1 Chestnut-sided Warbler was observed at Keene, 2601-2653 Whites Bridge Road by Aaron Kortenhoven on Jun 29, 2015 at 8:11 am.

  78. American White Pelican
    Jun 29, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    12 American White Pelican were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Christophor B. on Jun 29, 2015 at 7:30 am.

  79. American White Pelican
    Jun 29, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    16 American White Pelican were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Allen Chartier on Jun 29, 2015 at 7:15 am.

  80. Canvasback
    Jun 29, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Canvasback was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Allen Chartier on Jun 29, 2015 at 7:15 am.

  81. Dunlin
    Jun 29, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    2 Dunlin were observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Allen Chartier on Jun 29, 2015 at 7:15 am.

  82. Northern Pintail
    Jun 29, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Northern Pintail was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Allen Chartier on Jun 29, 2015 at 7:15 am.

  83. Clay-colored Sparrow
    Jun 28, 2015 - Allegan Co. - map
    1 Clay-colored Sparrow was observed at US-MI-Clyde-1607–1699 58th St by Nathan Goldberg on Jun 28, 2015 at 8:55 pm.

  84. Clay-colored Sparrow
    Jun 28, 2015 - Allegan Co. - map
    1 Clay-colored Sparrow was observed at US-MI-Clyde-1607–1699 58th St by Nick Minor on Jun 28, 2015 at 8:55 pm.

  85. Least Sandpiper
    Jun 28, 2015 - Manistee Co. - map
    1 Least Sandpiper was observed at First Street Beach by Bob Paetschow on Jun 28, 2015 at 7:15 pm.

  86. Blue Grosbeak
    Jun 28, 2015 - Dickinson Co. - map
    1 Blue Grosbeak was observed at Blue Grosbeak by Joe Kaplan on Jun 28, 2015 at 6:35 pm.

  87. Piping Plover
    Jun 28, 2015 - Muskegon Co. - map
    5 Piping Plover were observed at Muskegon SP by Lisa Casler on Jun 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm.

  88. American Avocet
    Jun 28, 2015 - Muskegon Co. - map
    1 American Avocet was observed at Muskegon Wastewater System by Scott Jennex on Jun 28, 2015 at 1:28 pm.

  89. Horned Grebe
    Jun 28, 2015 - Muskegon Co. - map
    1 Horned Grebe was observed at Muskegon Wastewater System by Scott Jennex on Jun 28, 2015 at 1:28 pm.

  90. Blue Grosbeak
    Jun 28, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Blue Grosbeak was observed at Whiteford Township Community Park by Edward Tiede on Jun 28, 2015 at 1:20 pm.

  91. Cattle Egret
    Jun 28, 2015 - Bay Co. - map
    2 Cattle Egret were observed at Bay City SRA by Curt Hofer on Jun 28, 2015 at 1:13 pm.

  92. Cattle Egret
    Jun 28, 2015 - Bay Co. - map
    2 Cattle Egret were observed at Bay City SRA by Kathy Hofer on Jun 28, 2015 at 1:13 pm.

  93. Cattle Egret
    Jun 28, 2015 - Bay Co. - map
    2 Cattle Egret were observed at Bay City SRA by Leah Dodd on Jun 28, 2015 at 1:13 pm.

  94. Red-headed Woodpecker
    Jun 28, 2015 - Lenawee Co. - map
    3 Red-headed Woodpecker were observed at 7769 wexford dr. by Dylan Micallef on Jun 28, 2015 at 11:30 am.

  95. White-faced Ibis
    Jun 28, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 White-faced Ibis was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Beverly Taylor on Jun 28, 2015 at 11:16 am.

  96. Glossy Ibis
    Jun 28, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Glossy Ibis was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Beverly Taylor on Jun 28, 2015 at 11:16 am.

  97. Glossy Ibis
    Jun 28, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Glossy Ibis was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Eldon Dodd on Jun 28, 2015 at 11:16 am.

  98. White-faced Ibis
    Jun 28, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 White-faced Ibis was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Eldon Dodd on Jun 28, 2015 at 11:16 am.

  99. Canvasback
    Jun 28, 2015 - Monroe Co. - map
    1 Canvasback was observed at Pte. Mouillee SGA by Beverly Taylor on Jun 28, 2015 at 11:16 am.

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