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Status in Michigan
Uncommon Transient


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Late Fall Date
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Count totals in the NMB Databases for Willet.

Use the links below to view the Willet 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 Willet sightings.
Willet Archives Reports
Fall 2003 7
Spring 2003 25
Winter 02-03 0
Fall 2002 16
Summer 2002 12
Spring 2002 28
Winter 01-02 0
Fall 2001 10
Summer 2001 14
Spring 2001 16
Winter 00-01 0
Fall 2000 11
Summer 2000 9
Spring 2000 21
Winter 00-99 0
Fall 1999 23
Spring/Summer 1999 3

NMB Database
Seasonal Percentage Graph
For: Willet




Whitefish Point Bird Observatory
Active Database - Fall 2003
View Fall 2003 sightings.
Whitefish Point Bird Observatory Official Seasonal Count Summaries for the Willet
Fall 1999-Spring 2002
Willet
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

Catoptrophorus semipalmatus inornatus (Brewster)
Western Willet (A.O.U. 1998: Willet)

Rare transient.

A specimen was collected by J. J. Stophlet in the Erie marsh, Monroe County, on May 5, 2023 (L. W. Campbell, 1940: 75-76), and Jacob Reighard collected several specimens (examined by N. A. Wood, but not pre- served) near Ann Arbor in May, 1889 (Barrows, 1912: 733). Other records are for July and August: an individual seen August 24, 1936, at Cheboygan, by Theodora Nelson and others; 1 seen August 20, 1925, at Michillinda, Muskegon County, by Praeger (1926: 379-80); 1 seen July 5, 1930, at South Haven, Van Buren County, by Black (1934: 100, corrected 1935:447) ; 4 seen August 7, 1933, at Benton Harbor, Berrien County, by W. P. Proctor (Weston, 1934: 231-32); 2 seen at Union Pier, Berrien County, August 24, 1934, by Raz (1935: 200); 1 (U.M.M.Z.) collected of 3 observed on August 20, 1935, at Whitmore Lake, Livingston County, by Trautman.


Source:
MISCELLANEOUS PUBLICATIONS
Mueseum 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
[email protected]





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