Date: 4/27/18 8:30 am
From: ddarm ddarm <ddarm...>
Subject: [birders] Fwd: [eBird Alert] Michigan Rare Bird Alert
The latest Michigan rare bird report from eBird is below. Have a great weekend of birding.
Dea

Deaver D. Armstrong
<ddarm...>

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> From: <ebird-alert...>
> Date: April 27, 2018 at 9:11:06 AM EDT
> Subject: [eBird Alert] Michigan Rare Bird Alert <daily>
>
> *** Species Summary:
>
> Trumpeter Swan (1 Berrien, 1 Ionia, 1 Livingston, 1 Muskegon)
> Long-tailed Duck (1 Macomb, 1 Wayne)
> Ring-necked Pheasant (2 Chippewa)
> Red-necked Grebe (3 Jackson)
> Yellow Rail (3 Ingham)
> Common Gallinule (3 Ottawa)
> Whooping Crane (1 Jackson)
> American Golden-Plover (2 Bay)
> Piping Plover (5 Macomb, 1 Muskegon)
> Sanderling (1 Berrien)
> Common Tern (1 Wayne)
> Snowy Owl (1 Bay, 1 Manistee, 1 Midland, 2 Muskegon, 2 Newaygo, 1 Tuscola)
> Red-headed Woodpecker (1 Branch, 2 Ionia, 2 Lenawee, 1 Midland, 1 Missaukee)
> Red-bellied Woodpecker (1 Houghton)
> Peregrine Falcon (1 Oakland)
> Eastern Kingbird (2 Van Buren)
> Common Raven (1 Van Buren)
> Marsh Wren (1 Arenac)
> Western Meadowlark (2 Berrien)
> Brewer's Blackbird (1 Kent, 3 Ottawa)
>
> ---------------------------------------------
> 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
>
> Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) (3) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 13:40 by Bob Bethune
> - Duck Lake, Livingston, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.4812269,-83.9777082&ll=42.4812269,-83.9777082
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44965187
> - Comments: "Excellent views through the scope of solid black bills on nice big swans. No sign whatsoever of the yellow dot of tundra swans."
>
> Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) (2)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 10:40 by Kevin Thomas
> - Ionia SRA--Session's School pond, Ionia, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.9523508,-85.1342583&ll=42.9523508,-85.1342583
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44959415
> - Media: 1 Photo
> - Comments: "Breed here see photos"
>
> Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) (3) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 21, 2018 08:06 by Lizzy Kibbey (Duck Wizard)
> - Muskegon SGA--Lane's Landing, Muskegon, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.2849847,-86.080018&ll=43.2849847,-86.080018
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44958488
> - Comments: "In flight. Landed in the marsh but where we could not view. Trumpet sounding "co-ho" like noises in flight."
>
> Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 25, 2018 15:49 by Daniel Hosford
> - Painter Lake (Berrien Co.), Berrien, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=41.9261806,-86.3921499&ll=41.9261806,-86.3921499
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44974207
> - Comments: "Continuing "
>
> Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 09:55 by Allen Chartier
> - Lake Erie Metropark, Wayne, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0691986,-83.1941986&ll=42.0691986,-83.1941986
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44976388
> - Comments: "Unexpected. Female about 100 yards offshore. Poor photo available."
>
> Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 13:33 by Brandon Aho
> - Lake St. Clair Metropark (Metro Beach Metropark), Macomb, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.5796301,-82.8032684&ll=42.5796301,-82.8032684
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44971800
> - Comments: "Mostly dark duck with white belly, pink band on tiny bill and long, pointed tail."
>
> Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) (1)
> - Reported Apr 22, 2018 07:40 by Marcella Nidiffer
> - Roadside 22 mile, Chippewa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=46.1873228,-84.3255186&ll=46.1873228,-84.3255186
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44961869
> - Media: 2 Photos
>
> Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) (1)
> - Reported Apr 22, 2018 07:40 by Brandon Nidiffer
> - Roadside 22 mile, Chippewa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=46.1873228,-84.3255186&ll=46.1873228,-84.3255186
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44961857
> - Media: 2 Photos
>
> Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 16:20 by Robyn Henise
> - Lake Columbia (west), Jackson, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0901019,-84.3100691&ll=42.0901019,-84.3100691
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44970270
> - Media: 4 Photos
> - Comments: "Found by Ross Green"
>
> Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 16:20 by Don Henise
> - Lake Columbia (west), Jackson, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0901019,-84.3100691&ll=42.0901019,-84.3100691
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44970269
> - Media: 4 Photos
> - Comments: "Found by Ross Green. Viewed from Grand Pointe Park"
>
> Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 15:30 by R Green
> - Lake Columbia - Grand Pointe Park, Jackson, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0866663,-84.3095876&ll=42.0866663,-84.3095876
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44977070
> - Media: 3 Photos
>
> Yellow Rail (Coturnicops noveboracensis) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 20:00 by Jim Keller
> - Lake Lansing Park North, Ingham, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7665328,-84.3889368&ll=42.7665328,-84.3889368
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44978356
> - Media: 1 Audio
> - Comments: "Heard late when hustling to leave the park before they locked the gates."
>
> Yellow Rail (Coturnicops noveboracensis) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 20:00 by David Pavlik
> - Lake Lansing Park North, Ingham, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7665328,-84.3889368&ll=42.7665328,-84.3889368
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44978541
> - Media: 1 Audio
> - Comments: "Heard late when hustling to leave the park before they locked the gates."
>
> Yellow Rail (Coturnicops noveboracensis) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 20:00 by Jeff Pavlik
> - Lake Lansing Park North, Ingham, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7665328,-84.3889368&ll=42.7665328,-84.3889368
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44979012
> - Media: 1 Audio
> - Comments: "Heard late when hustling to leave the park before they locked the gates."
>
> Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) (3)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 11:42 by Carl & Judi Manning
> - Window on the Waterfront, Ottawa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7954232,-86.1043489&ll=42.7954232,-86.1043489
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44965897
> - Comments: "Continuing. One additional seen from pump House. "
>
> Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) (2)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 11:40 by Doug Wassink
> - Window on the Waterfront, Ottawa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7954232,-86.1043489&ll=42.7954232,-86.1043489
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44961372
> - Comments: "Continuing"
>
> Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 10:45 by Elizabeth Notman
> - Window on the Waterfront, Ottawa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.7954232,-86.1043489&ll=42.7954232,-86.1043489
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44959362
> - Comments: " Continuing - feeding on the floating cat tails with Sora close to it. Light tipped red bill, white dash marks along side. "
>
> Whooping Crane (Grus americana) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 20:49 by R Green
> - Stony Lake - North Shore, Jackson, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.1602526,-84.2816067&ll=42.1602526,-84.2816067
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44977285
> - Comments: "Continuing in roosting area."
>
> American Golden-Plover (Pluvialis dominica) (2)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 13:19 by Philip Odum
> - Nayanquing Point SWA, Bay, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.7742237,-83.9376283&ll=43.7742237,-83.9376283
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44971828
> - Media: 1 Photo
>
> American Golden-Plover (Pluvialis dominica) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 09:19 by Caleb Putnam
> - Nayanquing Point SWA, Bay, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.7742237,-83.9376283&ll=43.7742237,-83.9376283
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44959805
> - Comments: "Single bird coming into alternate plumage with black underparts patch coming in. 2-3 times the bulk of nearby DUNL. Yellowish c ast to upperpars. Too distant to assess bill and primarily projection but lacked white upperparts and bulky proportions of BBPL"
>
> Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 16:50 by Kathi Hince
> - Lake St. Clair Metropark (Metro Beach Metropark), Macomb, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.5796301,-82.8032684&ll=42.5796301,-82.8032684
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44969562
> - Comments: "Banded. Digipics. Continuing bird found this morning."
>
> Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 16:50 by Tom Hince
> - Lake St. Clair Metropark (Metro Beach Metropark), Macomb, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.5796301,-82.8032684&ll=42.5796301,-82.8032684
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44969494
> - Comments: "Banded. Digipics. Continuing bird found this morning."
>
> Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 13:33 by Brandon Aho
> - Lake St. Clair Metropark (Metro Beach Metropark), Macomb, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.5796301,-82.8032684&ll=42.5796301,-82.8032684
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44971800
> - Comments: "Continuing bird found by Dan Berger."
>
> Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 11:00 by Brian Clegg
> - Lake St. Clair Metropark (Metro Beach Metropark), Macomb, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.5796301,-82.8032684&ll=42.5796301,-82.8032684
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44967558
> - Media: 1 Photo
> - Comments: "Continuing... see pic.... Thanks Dan Berger"
>
> Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 09:00 by Paul Poronto
> - Lake St. Clair Metropark (Metro Beach Metropark), Macomb, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.5796301,-82.8032684&ll=42.5796301,-82.8032684
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44964075
> - Media: 2 Photos
> - Comments: "Found by Dan Berger. #2 in a week. This one showed bands. The first one did not."
>
> Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 18:35 by Rob Jamieson
> - Muskegon Wastewater System, Muskegon, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.2511023,-86.037524&ll=43.2511023,-86.037524
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44973269
> - Comments: "Photo"
>
> Sanderling (Calidris alba) (2) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 09:30 by Kenneth Bishop
> - Tiscornia Park, Berrien, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.1151557,-86.4894291&ll=42.1151557,-86.4894291
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44974380
> - Media: 3 Photos
> - Comments: "Small, pale overall. Nonbreeding plumage. Foraging along waterline. Photos."
>
> Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 06:20 by Allen Chartier
> - US-MI, Detroit River IWR - Sugar Island Unit (Restricted Access), Wayne, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.0902988,-83.1442952&ll=42.0902988,-83.1442952
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44972750
> - Comments: "Flying over river. Gray upper side of wings with darker-tipped primaries, unlike very white primaries of Forster's, and much clearer and higher-pitched call. Common Terns nest very nearby on Grosse Ile so it is likely they would be seen offshore of Sugar Island in migration and when feeding."
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (3)
> - Reported Apr 25, 2018 14:10 by Allen Chartier
> - 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/S44975825
> - Comments: "Amazing that these birds are still around on this ridiculous date! Many of the deep agricultural ditches still had some snow in them. All 3 owls were visible simultaneously. One (nearly all white) on a utility pole at the intersection of Ringle and Gotham Roads, one (also nearly all white) on a utility pole perhaps slightly more than 1/4 mile east of Ringle on the south side of Gotham, and one (moderately marked) sitting on a duck blind about half way between these two, about 100 yards north of Gotham Road. Photos of all 3 individuals available and will be added soon."
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 09:28 by Tracy Zervos
> - Huron-Manistee National Forest, Paris US-MI (43.7245,-85.7005), Newaygo, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.724474,-85.700479&ll=43.724474,-85.700479
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44956804
> - Comments: "Sitting on side of field, large white owl, mostly white, very little black barring. It turned its head to watch us as we drove by! Until then thought it was snow. "
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 09:28 by Jim Zervos
> - Huron-Manistee National Forest, Paris US-MI (43.7245,-85.7005), Newaygo, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.724474,-85.700479&ll=43.724474,-85.700479
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44976996
> - Comments: "Sitting on side of field, large white owl, mostly white, very little black barring. It turned its head to watch us as we drove by! Until then thought it was snow. "
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (1)
> - Reported Apr 27, 2018 07:45 by Brian Allen
> - Manistee Co. Bar Lake Rd. fields, Manistee, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.3049328,-86.2632751&ll=44.3049328,-86.2632751
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44984204
> - Comments: "continuing"
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 07:30 by Elizabeth Teliczan
> - Meridian Rd. At Tittabawassee, Midland, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.4812852,-84.3700647&ll=43.4812852,-84.3700647
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44965494
> - Media: 2 Photos
> - Comments: "Continuing... This owl loves watching traffic... sighted on the same pole numerous times!"
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 18:35 by Rob Jamieson
> - Muskegon Wastewater System, Muskegon, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.2511023,-86.037524&ll=43.2511023,-86.037524
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44973269
> - Comments: "Photo"
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 11:44 by Caleb Putnam
> - Nayanquing HQ building, Bay, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.783848,-83.946786&ll=43.783848,-83.946786
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44960582
> - Media: 3 Photos
> - Comments: "Very white bird."
>
> Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 21, 2018 07:42 by Lizzy Kibbey (Duck Wizard)
> - S Moorland @ Cline, Muskegon, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.1767189,-85.9877104&ll=43.1767189,-85.9877104
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44958491
> - Comments: "All white owl sitting on roof of someone's house. I was surprised that it was still around, but the weather hasn't really given them a reason to leave, I suppose"
>
> Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 06:47 by Fred Zilch
> - 1259 Haight Rd, Branch, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=41.788635,-84.8326269&ll=41.788635,-84.8326269
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44975204
> - Comments: "Continuing"
>
> Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 10:15 by Richard Fanning
> - Geneva Hwy, Lenawee, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=41.9519583,-84.2818308&ll=41.9519583,-84.2818308
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44965432
> - Comments: "Flew across the road and flew along side for a short distance before flying off to a wooded area. All read head, very large white wing patches contrasting sharply with all black back. First of season."
>
> Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 10:15 by J Kauffman
> - Geneva Hwy, Lenawee, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=41.9519583,-84.2818308&ll=41.9519583,-84.2818308
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44966649
> - Comments: "Flew across the road and flew along side for a short distance before flying off to a wooded area. All read head, very large white wing patches contrasting sharply with all black back. First of season."
>
> Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 12:40 by Randy Kursinsky
> - Missaukee County Park, Missaukee, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.3382301,-85.2197886&ll=44.3382301,-85.2197886
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44978476
> - Comments: "Head totally red, rest of body black and white, diagnostic call. Near playground."
>
> Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) (2) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 13:00 by Allan Thiele
> - Pine River Park, Midland, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.5284978,-84.3935663&ll=43.5284978,-84.3935663
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44968262
> - Comments: "Rich solid red head, over black back and white rump. Large solid color blocks unlike any other woodpecker. Have consistently observed Red Heads here over the last year."
>
> Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 12:38 by Kevin Thomas
> - Saranac Village Nature Park, Ionia, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.9364199,-85.2078903&ll=42.9364199,-85.2078903
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44963666
> - Comments: "Birds still present here"
>
> Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 09:55 by Larry Chapin
> - Saranac Village Nature Park, Ionia, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.9364199,-85.2078903&ll=42.9364199,-85.2078903
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44973697
> - Media: 1 Photo
> - Comments: "Continuing from Kevin Thomas and Terry Clingersmith. Picture"
>
> Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 25, 2018 13:15 by Drew Meyer
> - Sturgeon River Rd., Houghton, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=47.0057776,-88.5129833&ll=47.0057776,-88.5129833
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44958119
> - Comments: "Continuing"
>
> Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 20:05 by Scott Jennex
> - Detroit Zoo, Oakland, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.4763714,-83.1535819&ll=42.4763714,-83.1535819
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44974513
> - Comments: " Continuing "
>
> Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 07:45 by Eric Vaughn
> - Kendall, Van Buren, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.3681836,-85.8015919&ll=42.3681836,-85.8015919
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44977910
> - Comments: "King Bird was perched in a downed tree limb about 2 feet off the ground. When I noticed it it quickly flew off...last summer I had a pair nest in my back yard. Fine with people but would attack the local Great Horned Owl at dusk."
>
> Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 17:10 by Kenneth Bishop
> - Mroczek Sod Farm, Van Buren, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.1056799,-85.9213274&ll=42.1056799,-85.9213274
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44975777
> - Media: 3 Photos
> - Comments: "Large flycatcher sitting on barb wire fence. White belly and throat with dark gray and black back and head. Bill bulkier than Eastern Phoebe with more contrast from white belly to black back. White tip on tail also eliminates Eastern Phoebe and Gray Kingbird. A nice early arrival for Van Buren County. Photos."
>
> Common Raven (Corvus corax) (1)
> - Reported Apr 21, 2018 15:49 by Evelyn Kirkwood
> - Ross Coastal Plain Marsh Preserve, Van Buren, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.2733795,-86.3220654&ll=42.2733795,-86.3220654
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44804486
> - Comments: "When we arrived, and parked in the small lot on the south entrance to Ross, we thought we heard the "croak" of a raven. We did not hear it again until we hiked north on the Green Trail about 3/4-mile. To the east, we could hear the coarse vocalizations of what sounded like one or more ravens. We never saw the birds. (We now know that others are reporting this species at this location....See Michigan listers: Steve Santner)"
>
> Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris) (1) CONFIRMED
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 12:57 by Caleb Putnam
> - Wigwam Bay SWA--diked unit, Arenac, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=43.994069,-83.771167&ll=43.994069,-83.771167
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44966628
> - Comments: "Singing first of spring. Bubbly song in extensive cattail Marsh."
>
> Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) (1)
> - Reported Apr 27, 2018 08:09 by Tanner Martin
> - Southwest Michigan Regional Airport, Berrien, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.1264673,-86.4243708&ll=42.1264673,-86.4243708
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44984654
> - Comments: "Continuing at this location. Descending gurgling call distinct from nearby Easter Meadowlarks. Too distant & windy for a recording."
>
> Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) (1)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 07:30 by Matt Hysell
> - Southwest Michigan Regional Airport, Berrien, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.1264673,-86.4243708&ll=42.1264673,-86.4243708
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44980303
> - Media: 1 Audio
>
> Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus) (3)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 20:16 by David Cabrera
> - 84th and Wilson (celery flats), Kent, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.8101238,-85.7645831&ll=42.8101238,-85.7645831
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44978687
> - Comments: "Continuing. Two males and one female in celery flats. Male flew on to power line. On males, green sheen to body seen in flight, purple/blue head and yellow eyes. Female was slate gray with darker wings and dark eyes.
> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/116238496@N06/41688152702/in/dateposted-public/" title="Brewer’s Blackbird"><img src="https://farm1.staticflickr.com/959/41688152702_9d19cf87b9_k.jpg" alt="Brewer’s Blackbird" /></a>"
>
> Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus) (2)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 19:16 by Eldon Dodd
> - AAA Turf Farm (Ottawa Co.), Ottawa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.8777368,-85.8714795&ll=42.8777368,-85.8714795
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44974406
> - Media: 2 Photos
> - Comments: "One male, one female. Yellow eye and the beak is smaller and pointy than a grackle."
>
> Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus) (2)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 19:16 by Beverly Dodd
> - AAA Turf Farm (Ottawa Co.), Ottawa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.8777368,-85.8714795&ll=42.8777368,-85.8714795
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44974659
> - Media: 2 Photos
> - Comments: "One male, one female. Yellow eye and the beak is smaller and pointy than a grackle."
>
> Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus) (11)
> - Reported Apr 26, 2018 14:10 by Curtis Dykstra
> - AAA Turf Farm (Ottawa Co.), Ottawa, Michigan
> - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=42.8777368,-85.8714795&ll=42.8777368,-85.8714795
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44964704
> - Comments: "Same size as RWBL but glossy purple with light colored eye. Known location. Seen off 40th."
>
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