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 Northern Gannet

Status in Michigan

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Count totals in the NMB Databases for Northern Gannet.

Use the links below to view the Northern Gannet reports in the respective databases.
If there are zero sightings for a particular season, that database will return no results.

Active Database - Spring 2005
View Northern Gannet sightings.
Northern Gannet Archives Reports
Fall 2003 0
Spring 2003 0
Winter 02-03 0
Fall 2002 0
Summer 2002 0
Spring 2002 0
Winter 01-02 2
Fall 2001 1
Summer 2001 0
Spring 2001 0
Winter 00-01 0
Fall 2000 0
Summer 2000 0
Spring 2000 0
Winter 00-99 0
Fall 1999 0
Spring/Summer 1999 0

NMB Database
Seasonal Percentage Graph
For: Northern Gannet

Whitefish Point Bird Observatory
Active Database - Fall 2003
View Fall 2003 sightings.
Whitefish Point Bird Observatory Official Seasonal Count Summaries for the Northern Gannet
Fall 1999-Spring 2002
Northern Gannet
Note: Some species will not be present in the WPBO archives and will return no records.

Search "The Birds of Michigan" text.

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Historical Text
The Birds of Michigan - by: Norman A. Wood
Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, No. 75

Morus bassanus (Linnaeus) Gannet (A.O.U. 1998: Northern Gannet)

Three records: immature female (U.M.M.Z.) taken at Walker Lake, Livingston County, on October 19, 1911, by J. P. Case (N. A. Wood, 1912b:43�44), listed in error as taken at Ann Arbor on October 18, 1911, by Bent (1922: 229) ; immature male (Miller Empey collection) taken at Tawas Bay near East Tawas, losco County, November 10, 2023 (Van Tyne, 1938: 2); an immature taken alive (though apparently injured) at Birmingham, Oakland County, by Mrs. Truman Miller on November 29,1942, and given to the Cranbrook Institute of Science.

Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, No. 75
The Birds of Michigan
By: Norman A. Wood
University of Michigan Press
August 28, 2023

Digitized by: Keith F. Saylor
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