Date: 3/25/18 6:18 am
From: Deaver Armstrong <ddarm...>
Subject: [birders] Fwd: [eBird Alert] Michigan Rare Bird Alert
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Deaver D. Armstrong
<ddarm...>

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> From: <ebird-alert...>
> Date: March 25, 2018 at 8:06:20 AM EDT
> Subject: [eBird Alert] Michigan Rare Bird Alert <daily>
>
> *** Species Summary:
>
> Snow Goose (2 Alcona, 1 Bay, 2 Mason, 1 Monroe, 1 St. Clair)
> Ross's Goose (3 Kalamazoo)
> Greater White-fronted Goose (2 Alcona, 3 Lapeer, 1 Mason, 2 Tuscola)
> Cackling Goose (3 Genesee)
> Cackling Goose (Richardson's) (1 Jackson)
> Trumpeter Swan (2 Genesee, 3 Macomb, 2 Monroe, 1 Ottawa)
> Long-tailed Duck (3 Calhoun)
> Barrow's Goldeneye (5 Chippewa)
> Common Loon (1 Alpena, 2 Calhoun, 2 Hillsdale, 2 Kalamazoo)
> Golden Eagle (1 Manistee)
> Virginia Rail (1 Lenawee, 3 Van Buren)
> Iceland Gull (1 Grand Traverse)
> Iceland Gull (Thayer's) (1 Grand Traverse)
> Lesser Black-backed Gull (4 Oakland)
> Eurasian Collared-Dove (1 Berrien)
> Snowy Owl (4 Allegan, 1 Berrien, 4 Monroe)
> Short-eared Owl (2 Alcona)
> Red-headed Woodpecker (1 Gladwin, 1 Manistee)
> Purple Martin (1 Van Buren)
> Hermit Thrush (2 Jackson)
> Northern Mockingbird (1 Kalamazoo)
> Yellow-rumped Warbler (1 Newaygo)
> White-crowned Sparrow (2 Allegan)
> Western Meadowlark (1 Allegan)
> Hoary Redpoll (2 Chippewa, 1 Houghton)
> Red Crossbill (Ponderosa Pine or type 2) (1 Iosco)
> Red Crossbill (1 Iosco)
>
> ---------------------------------------------
> Thank you for subscribing to the <daily> Michigan Rare Bird Alert.The report below shows observations of rare birds in Michigan. View or unsubscribe to this alert at https://ebird.org/alert/summary?sid=SN35641
> NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated
>
> Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 18:25 by Philip Odum
> - 54-504 South McGregor Road, Harrisville, Michigan, US (44.655, -83.363), Alcona, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.6553039,-83.3625067&ll=44.6553039,-83.3625067
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43928585
> - Comments: "Continuing blue morph imm"
>
> Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens) (9)
> - Reported Mar 23, 2018 12:00 by Elizabeth Teliczan
> - Cody-Estey Rd, Bay, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.8683023,-84.1191173&ll=43.8683023,-84.1191173
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43920882
>
> Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 11:15 by Robert Salisbury
> - Fort Gratiot Nature Preserve, St. Clair, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.048318,-82.4691296&ll=43.048318,-82.4691296
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43912473
> - Comments: "Continuing. Originally reported by Dan Miller. Blue morph on far side of pond on west side of Parker. Picture to follow. "
>
> Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 19:35 by Linda Scribner
> - Freeman Rd ponds, Mason, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.0932874,-86.2777805&ll=44.0932874,-86.2777805
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43931566
> - Media: 1 Photo
> - Comments: "Blue phase; possibly same bird as reported by B. Allen at this location in the
> morning."
>
> Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 11:22 by Brian Allen
> - Freeman Rd ponds, Mason, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.0932874,-86.2777805&ll=44.0932874,-86.2777805
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43910649
> - Comments: "Blue phase, bill with grin patch, larger than Ross’s."
>
> Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 19:23 by Jim Dawe
> - McGregor Road, Alcona, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.661629,-83.3595371&ll=44.661629,-83.3595371
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43930201
> - Comments: "Blue morph; white head and dark body, with pinkish bill and distinctive "bicolored" underwing visible when in flight."
>
> Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens) (7) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Mar 18, 2018 13:46 by Koushalya Mahagedara
> - Pte. Mouillee SGA, Monroe, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0146112,-83.2001495&ll=42.0146112,-83.2001495
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43930922
> - Comments: "Continuing "
>
> Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 13:39 by Richard Keith
> - 8599 North 32nd Street, Richland, Michigan, US (42.385, -85.456), Kalamazoo, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.3853361,-85.4560589&ll=42.3853361,-85.4560589
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43914320
> - Comments: "Small goose, all white including head. Black wing tips. Orangish bill lacking black "grin" line. Swimming with Canada Geese very close to shore."
>
> Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 13:36 by Brenda Keith
> - 8599 North 32nd Street, Richland, Michigan, US (42.385, -85.456), Kalamazoo, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.3853341,-85.4560269&ll=42.3853341,-85.4560269
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43914335
> - Comments: "Small white goose with black wing tips. Very short orange bill with blue gray base. No black grin patch."
>
> Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 16:50 by John Brenneman
> - Orchard Lake, Kalamazoo, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.3853031,-85.4584891&ll=42.3853031,-85.4584891
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43930130
> - Media: 2 Photos
>
> Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 18:25 by Philip Odum
> - 54-504 South McGregor Road, Harrisville, Michigan, US (44.655, -83.363), Alcona, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.6553039,-83.3625067&ll=44.6553039,-83.3625067
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43928585
> - Comments: "Continuing"
>
> Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) (4)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 15:01 by Anita Spencer
> - 9137 Lake Pleasant Rd, Clifford US-MI (43.3037,-83.1876), Lapeer, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.303718,-83.18764&ll=43.303718,-83.18764
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43916760
> - Media: 2 Photos
> - Comments: "Slightly smaller geese than adjacent Canada Goose. Bright orange bill and legs, white above bill and white flank line. Photos"
>
> Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) (5)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 10:00 by Jeremy Joswick
> - Fish Point SWA, Tuscola, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.7009792,-83.5168562&ll=43.7009792,-83.5168562
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43912882
> - Comments: "Pics to follow. At least 5 birds seen at distance."
>
> Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) (2)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 09:00 by david boon
> - Fish Point SWA, Tuscola, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.7009792,-83.5168562&ll=43.7009792,-83.5168562
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43914717
> - Comments: "Seen first at Gotham rd.Then,I presume the same two birds in a flooded field on Clark rd.Orange bill and legs,speckled belly."
>
> Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) (7)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 11:22 by Brian Allen
> - Freeman Rd ponds, Mason, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.0932874,-86.2777805&ll=44.0932874,-86.2777805
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43910649
> - Comments: "Pink bill with white at base, black flecked breast"
>
> Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) (4)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 16:10 by Daryl Bernard
> - Haight Rd flooded field, Lapeer, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.303588,-83.189309&ll=43.303588,-83.189309
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43919306
> - Media: 6 Photos
> - Comments: "Great find by Anita Spencer. Smaller than nearby Canadas, Gray bodies, white under rump, prominent white at front of face/base of bill, white stripe seen where wing meets body. Pics."
>
> Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) (6)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 19:23 by Jim Dawe
> - McGregor Road, Alcona, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.661629,-83.3595371&ll=44.661629,-83.3595371
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43930201
> - Comments: "Grey/brown head, neck, and upper body; white under-tail coverts, heavily barred belly, pinkish bill encircled by white facial ring. All six eventually seen together in a group."
>
> Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) (4)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 15:22 by Lee Western
> - US-MI-Burlington-4000-4236 Haight Rd - 43.3029x-83.1891, Lapeer, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.30291,-83.1891&ll=43.30291,-83.1891
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43920254
> - Media: 1 Photo
> - Comments: "Orange bill & Legs, white surrounding bill."
>
> Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii) (4)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 11:49 by Anita Spencer
> - (43.1926,-83.4803), Genesee, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.192619,-83.480307&ll=43.192619,-83.480307
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43926102
> - Comments: "Smaller than Canada Goose, rounded head, with a fairly steep forehead leading to a short, stubby bill. Continuing in this location "
>
> Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii) (5)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 13:28 by Glenn Palmgren
> - Henderson Road Ponds, Otisville, Michigan, US (43.193, -83.48), Genesee, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.1930894,-83.4802967&ll=43.1930894,-83.4802967
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43913965
> - Comments: "Continuing"
>
> Cackling Goose (Richardson's) (Branta hutchinsii hutchinsii) (2)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 13:21 by Don Henise
> - Watkins Lake SP, Jackson, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.1322,-84.142127&ll=42.1322,-84.142127
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43914204
> - Comments: "Continuing"
>
> Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii) (5)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 12:00 by david boon
> - henderson rd pond, Genesee, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.1927728,-83.4801292&ll=43.1927728,-83.4801292
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43914365
> - Comments: "continuing birds.Much smaller than nearby Canada's with stubby bill.Keeping together."
>
> Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Mar 18, 2018 11:34 by Koushalya Mahagedara
> - 29 Mile and Omo Rds. mitigated wetlands, Macomb, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7610768,-82.8568697&ll=42.7610768,-82.8568697
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43930919
> - Comments: "Continuing "
>
> Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) (2) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Mar 23, 2018 13:44 by Carl & Judi Manning
> - Grand Haven SGA--Bruce Bayou--129th St., Ottawa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.04761,-86.108014&ll=43.04761,-86.108014
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43926701
> - Media: 3 Photos
> - Comments: "Flew in from west, landed in marsh. Heard trumpet call. All black bill."
>
> Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) (2)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 09:30 by Wade Wines II
> - Mott Lake (Genesee Co.), Genesee, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.1092077,-83.6118364&ll=43.1092077,-83.6118364
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43912654
> - Comments: "Continuing"
>
> Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) (2)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 09:30 by Jake Hill
> - Mott Lake (Genesee Co.), Genesee, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.1092077,-83.6118364&ll=43.1092077,-83.6118364
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43909249
> - Comments: "Continuing. Seen at the Stanley Rd. boat launch."
>
> Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) (3)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 11:45 by Brendan Klick
> - Pte. Mouillee SGA, Monroe, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0146112,-83.2001495&ll=42.0146112,-83.2001495
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43930852
> - Comments: "Fairly close. All dark bill with no yellow spot and V shape where bill and head meet will viewing the swans head-on."
>
> Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) (3)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 11:45 by More Mudflats
> - Pte. Mouillee SGA, Monroe, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0146112,-83.2001495&ll=42.0146112,-83.2001495
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43931304
> - Comments: "Fairly close. All dark bill with no yellow spot and V shape where bill and head meet will viewing the swans head-on."
>
> Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) (3)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 18:30 by Kathi Hince
> - Stony Creek Metropark--south (Macomb Co.), Macomb, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7224105,-83.0819054&ll=42.7224105,-83.0819054
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43926387
> - Comments: "Good scope views"
>
> Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) (3)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 18:30 by Tom Hince
> - Stony Creek Metropark--south (Macomb Co.), Macomb, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7224105,-83.0819054&ll=42.7224105,-83.0819054
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43926251
> - Comments: "Good scope views"
>
> Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 13:50 by Thomas Wheeker
> - Duck Lake WTP, Calhoun, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.3777,-84.77773&ll=42.3777,-84.77773
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43915984
> - Comments: "Continuing. "
>
> Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 13:26 by Dale Kennedy
> - Duck Lake WTP, Calhoun, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.3777,-84.77773&ll=42.3777,-84.77773
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43914866
> - Comments: "continuing?; winter female plumage; lower pond"
>
> Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 12:00 by Gordon Green
> - Duck Lake WTP, Calhoun, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.3777,-84.77773&ll=42.3777,-84.77773
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43912043
> - Media: 3 Photos
> - Comments: "Continuing female. Have pics"
>
> Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 14:35 by Kaley Genther
> - Aune-Osborn CG, Chippewa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=46.4885352,-84.3102193&ll=46.4885352,-84.3102193
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43916397
> - Comments: "Continuing. On US side, right along edge of ice. Pics."
>
> Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 14:35 by Lindsey Adams
> - Aune-Osborn CG, Chippewa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=46.4885352,-84.3102193&ll=46.4885352,-84.3102193
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43916398
> - Comments: "Continuing. On US side, right along edge of ice. Pics."
>
> Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 09:39 by Adam Byrne
> - Aune-Osborn CG, Chippewa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=46.4885352,-84.3102193&ll=46.4885352,-84.3102193
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43907483
> - Comments: "Continuing male"
>
> Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 09:39 by Koushalya Mahagedara
> - Aune-Osborn CG, Chippewa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=46.4885352,-84.3102193&ll=46.4885352,-84.3102193
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43931016
> - Comments: "Continuing male"
>
> Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 17:20 by Bryant Eddy
> - Mission Boat Launch, Chippewa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=46.4907214,-84.3122028&ll=46.4907214,-84.3122028
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43925952
> - Comments: "On the St Mary's, MI side. In the company of the Commons."
>
> Common Loon (Gavia immer) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 13:03 by Richard Keith
> - 5722–6434 N 35th St, Richland US, Kalamazoo, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.351723,-85.42899&ll=42.351723,-85.42899
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43913070
> - Comments: "Single bird with large head and very large thick bill."
>
> Common Loon (Gavia immer) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 13:05 by Brenda Keith
> - 6399 North 35th Street, Richland, Michigan, US (42.351, -85.429), Kalamazoo, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.3513323,-85.4293043&ll=42.3513323,-85.4293043
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43913125
> - Comments: "Large thick bill"
>
> Common Loon (Gavia immer) (1)
> - Reported Mar 22, 2018 19:52 by Lindsey Adams
> - 828-870 West Miller Street, Alpena, Michigan, US (45.077, -83.44), Alpena, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=45.0767285,-83.4396202&ll=45.0767285,-83.4396202
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43916426
> - Comments: "Open water. Swimming and diving. Low light pics to add later. Unmistakable."
>
> Common Loon (Gavia immer) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 14:38 by Deb Johnson
> - Bird Lake, Hillsdale, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=41.8275547,-84.5328426&ll=41.8275547,-84.5328426
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43917412
> - Comments: "Breeding plumage. "
>
> Common Loon (Gavia immer) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 14:38 by Lil’ Gavia immer
> - Bird Lake, Hillsdale, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=41.8275547,-84.5328426&ll=41.8275547,-84.5328426
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43930151
> - Comments: "Breeding plumage. "
>
> Common Loon (Gavia immer) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 12:41 by Dale Kennedy
> - Duck Lake, Calhoun, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.3905015,-84.7893476&ll=42.3905015,-84.7893476
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43913487
> - Comments: "continuing, breeding plumage"
>
> Common Loon (Gavia immer) (2)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 11:48 by Gordon Green
> - Duck Lake, Calhoun, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.3905015,-84.7893476&ll=42.3905015,-84.7893476
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43910828
> - Comments: "Bad pics, but enough to get profile and large bill"
>
> Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) (2)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 11:45 by Ken Sapkowski
> - Manistee: Frederick Rd., Manistee, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.4824404,-86.2105192&ll=44.4824404,-86.2105192
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43927058
> - Comments: "Juvs. playing rough and tumble aerobatics"
>
> Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 12:10 by Richard Fanning
> - Onsted SGA, Lenawee, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0505673,-84.254837&ll=42.0505673,-84.254837
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43925570
> - Comments: "Heard kiddick call repeatedly coming from dense cattails / unable to locate and rail stopped singing but did not flush when I got close to where I heard it"
>
> Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 08:44 by Dan Fox
> - Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery, Van Buren, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.2934372,-85.7855415&ll=42.2934372,-85.7855415
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43907772
> - Media: 3 Audio
> - Comments: "Continuing. Heard only. Have audio"
>
> Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 08:15 by Kenneth Bishop
> - Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery, Van Buren, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.2934372,-85.7855415&ll=42.2934372,-85.7855415
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43924633
> - Comments: "Continuing. First heard vocalizing 100 paces South of Pump house on east side of large lagoon. Then on my second pass, vocalizing directly behind Pump house. Managed to get a few glimpses, but otherwise staying well hidden from view."
>
> Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola) (1)
> - Reported Mar 23, 2018 19:15 by R Green
> - Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery, Van Buren, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.2934372,-85.7855415&ll=42.2934372,-85.7855415
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43904963
> - Comments: "Continuing south of pump building on east side of big pond. Audio recorded."
>
> Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 14:45 by Gerri Erickson
> - Boardman Lake--Logans Landing, Grand Traverse, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.7351727,-85.6166455&ll=44.7351727,-85.6166455
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43927697
> - Comments: "Continuing."
>
> Iceland Gull (Thayer's) (Larus glaucoides thayeri) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 12:43 by Scott Sneed
> - Boardman Lake--Logans Landing, Grand Traverse, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.7351727,-85.6166455&ll=44.7351727,-85.6166455
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43920257
> - Media: 8 Photos
> - Comments: "See photos"
>
> Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 08:58 by Wade Wines II
> - Bush Lake, Holly US-MI (42.8014,-83.6145), Oakland, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.801422,-83.614455&ll=42.801422,-83.614455
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43905927
> - Media: 2 Photos
> - Comments: "A bird that I have seen in the spring 3 years in a row. Dark mantle. Slightly smaller than nearby herring gulls. One digiscoped pic obtained from boat launch. Will upload this afternoon"
>
> Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 15:00 by John Kippe
> - Kensington Metropark (Oakland Co.), Oakland, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.5339827,-83.6461258&ll=42.5339827,-83.6461258
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43924821
> - Media: 1 Photo
> - Comments: "Continuing"
>
> Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 15:00 by Kristy Reske
> - Kensington Metropark (Oakland Co.), Oakland, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.5339827,-83.6461258&ll=42.5339827,-83.6461258
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43920629
> - Comments: "Continuing "
>
> Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) (1)
> - Reported Mar 25, 2018 07:33 by Tom Pavlik
> - Lakeside Cemetery/Bush Lake, Oakland, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7996864,-83.6149421&ll=42.7996864,-83.6149421
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43935628
> - Comments: "First reported by Wade Wines yesterday. I looked later yesterday but could not fine. There this morning. Off boat ramp with a few other gulls. Dark mantle, roughly Ringed-billed size."
>
> Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 10:10 by Chirpin Sher
> - 161-199 South Elm Street, Three Oaks, Michigan, US (41.799, -86.61), Berrien, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=41.7991414,-86.6104382&ll=41.7991414,-86.6104382
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43907481
> - Media: 3 Photos
> - Comments: "This time I got a look at his under-tail. White on tip, with black edging that almost met in the middle; grayish above that. Hope the picture shows it well. We also heard him cooing. The coo was like the coo of a Collared Dove, not that of a Mourning Dove."
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (2)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 11:45 by More Mudflats
> - Pte. Mouillee SGA, Monroe, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0146112,-83.2001495&ll=42.0146112,-83.2001495
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43931304
> - Comments: "continuing"
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (2)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 11:45 by Brendan Klick
> - Pte. Mouillee SGA, Monroe, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0146112,-83.2001495&ll=42.0146112,-83.2001495
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43930852
> - Comments: "continuing"
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (6)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 07:55 by Jerome Jourdan
> - Pte. Mouillee SGA, Monroe, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0146112,-83.2001495&ll=42.0146112,-83.2001495
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43909184
> - Comments: "Four in Cell 5, one in Cell 3 and one on Middle Causeway and Vermet / Long Pond / Humphries junction. Photos taken."
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (2) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Mar 18, 2018 13:46 by Koushalya Mahagedara
> - Pte. Mouillee SGA, Monroe, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0146112,-83.2001495&ll=42.0146112,-83.2001495
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43930922
> - Comments: "Continuing "
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 17:21 by Christopher Perry
> - Scottdale and Linco, Berrien, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=41.9854515,-86.4274468&ll=41.9854515,-86.4274468
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43930819
> - Media: 1 Photo
> - Comments: "Continuing."
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 10:53 by Agnes Karas
> - West Michigan Regional Airport, Allegan, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7448549,-86.1159629&ll=42.7448549,-86.1159629
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43919589
> - Comments: "Sitting near runway. "
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 10:53 by Gail Berner
> - West Michigan Regional Airport, Allegan, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7448549,-86.1159629&ll=42.7448549,-86.1159629
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43916418
> - Comments: "Sitting near runway. "
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 10:50 by Eric Gustafson
> - West Michigan Regional Airport, Allegan, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7448549,-86.1159629&ll=42.7448549,-86.1159629
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43912467
> - Media: 1 Photo
> - Comments: "Continuing. "
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 10:50 by Carl & Judi Manning
> - West Michigan Regional Airport, Allegan, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7448549,-86.1159629&ll=42.7448549,-86.1159629
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43912409
> - Media: 1 Photo
> - Comments: "Continuing."
>
> Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) (3)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 18:25 by Philip Odum
> - 54-504 South McGregor Road, Harrisville, Michigan, US (44.655, -83.363), Alcona, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.6553039,-83.3625067&ll=44.6553039,-83.3625067
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43928585
> - Comments: "Continuing"
>
> Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) (2)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 19:23 by Jim Dawe
> - McGregor Road, Alcona, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.661629,-83.3595371&ll=44.661629,-83.3595371
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43930201
> - Comments: "Continuing at this location; both seen simultaneously in flight and while perched. Eyes enclosed with dark "triangles, upper wings dark at wrists and tip and buff between; underwings and lower body whitish. Flight erratic and moth-like. Both appeared before sunset and hunted low over the fields in the fashion of Northern Harriers."
>
> Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) (1)
> - Reported Mar 23, 2018 07:30 by Shelley Green
> - Bar Lake, Manistee, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.300203,-86.2932301&ll=44.300203,-86.2932301
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43905085
> - Comments: "continuing JV"
>
> Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) (1)
> - Reported Mar 23, 2018 10:15 by Elizabeth Teliczan
> - Billings Township, Gladwin, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.8703231,-84.3239415&ll=43.8703231,-84.3239415
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43920633
> - Media: 1 Photo
>
> Purple Martin (Progne subis) (1)
> - Reported Mar 23, 2018 19:15 by R Green
> - Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery, Van Buren, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.2934372,-85.7855415&ll=42.2934372,-85.7855415
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43904963
> - Comments: "Continuing. First observed flying over the first pond next to the hatchery building with a flock of Tree Swallows and later over the big pond as I was listening to the Virginia Rail. Obvious size difference between it and the Tree Swallows it was hanging out with."
>
> Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 09:18 by Robyn Henise
> - Dahlem Center, Jackson, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.1632523,-84.4259083&ll=42.1632523,-84.4259083
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43909833
> - Comments: "Catharus thrush with reddish rail "
>
> Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 09:18 by Don Henise
> - Dahlem Center, Jackson, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.1632523,-84.4259083&ll=42.1632523,-84.4259083
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43909832
> - Comments: "Catharus thrush with reddish rail"
>
> Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 08:14 by Eric Wengert
> - Portage Creek Bicentennial Park, Kalamazoo, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.2294707,-85.5783892&ll=42.2294707,-85.5783892
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43907161
> - Comments: "Pale gray bird, white patch on wings, white outline on tail
>
> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/disnox/40988112691/in/datetaken/" title="4646"><img src="https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4772/40988112691_b1b743242a_z.jpg" alt="4646" /></a>
> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/disnox/27117393068/in/datetaken/" title="4643"><img src="https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4794/27117393068_7d5b4df0c0_z.jpg" alt="4643" /></a>
> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/disnox/40946353622/in/datetaken/" title="4651"><img src="https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4775/40946353622_62abb39abc_z.jpg" alt="4651" /></a>"
>
> Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 08:03 by Marie Rust
> - Home, Schultz Lake, Newaygo, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.8008984,-85.8393252&ll=43.8008984,-85.8393252
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43905707
> - Comments: "Yellow rump patch clearly visible. Had one hanging around in December but hadn’t seen it since. "
>
> White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) (4)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 11:30 by Eric Gustafson
> - Outdoor Discovery Center, Allegan, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7273436,-86.0972786&ll=42.7273436,-86.0972786
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43912293
> - Media: 1 Photo
> - Comments: "See Pic, continuing "
>
> White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) (4)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 11:30 by Carl & Judi Manning
> - Outdoor Discovery Center, Allegan, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7273436,-86.0972786&ll=42.7273436,-86.0972786
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43918744
> - Media: 1 Photo
> - Comments: "See Pic, continuing"
>
> Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 13:30 by Linda Scribner
> - Allegan SGA--Farm Unit, Allegan, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.5499821,-86.1178436&ll=42.5499821,-86.1178436
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43931152
> - Comments: "Continuing bird. We heard its rich, bubbly song at the corner of 117th & 58th. An
> Eastern Meadowlark was also present and singing, giving us the opportunity to compare vocalizations. The wind was building and neither bird came up out of the grass for us to see."
>
> Hoary Redpoll (Acanthis hornemanni) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 10:39 by Koushalya Mahagedara
> - Dunbar Forest, Chippewa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=46.3199038,-84.2263842&ll=46.3199038,-84.2263842
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43931018
> - Comments: "Clean white rump and under tail coverts, whiter overall, reduced cap and throat patch, pushed in bill. "
>
> Hoary Redpoll (Acanthis hornemanni) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 10:39 by Adam Byrne
> - Dunbar Forest, Chippewa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=46.3199038,-84.2263842&ll=46.3199038,-84.2263842
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43909457
> - Comments: "Clean white rump and under tail coverts, whiter overall, reduced cap and throat patch, pushed in bill. "
>
> Hoary Redpoll (Acanthis hornemanni) (2)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 09:45 by Dave Fehringer
> - Fehringer Residence, Houghton, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=47.0963345,-88.4405047&ll=47.0963345,-88.4405047
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43907550
> - Comments: "Noticeably lighter overall than commons. Faint streaks on breast, clean white rump and undertail. Could not get good pics."
>
> Red Crossbill (Ponderosa Pine or type 2) (Loxia curvirostra (type 2)) (1)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 15:09 by Philip Odum
> - (44.411, -83.598), Iosco, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.4108231,-83.5984772&ll=44.4108231,-83.5984772
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43918738
> - Media: 1 Photo, 1 Audio
>
> Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra) (5)
> - Reported Mar 24, 2018 15:09 by Philip Odum
> - (44.411, -83.598), Iosco, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.4108231,-83.5984772&ll=44.4108231,-83.5984772
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43918738
> - Media: 1 Photo
>
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