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Summer Notable Species*
Michigan Bird Survey
1 June - 31 July
Noteworthy during Season
Greater White-fronted Goose Black-legged Kittiwake
Snow Goose Parasitic Jaeger
Harlequin Duck Snowy Owl
Surf Scoter Northern Hawk Owl
White-winged Scoter [July] Long-eared Owl [July]
Black Scoter Boreal Owl
Long-tailed Duck [July] Western Kingbird
Red-throated Loon [July] Northern Shrike
Swainson's Hawk Philadelphia Vireo [July]
Rough-legged Hawk Townsend's Solitaire
Golden Eagle Gray-cheeked Thrush [July]
Gyrfalcon Varied Thrush
Hudsonian Godwit American Pipit [July]
Red Knot Bohemian Waxwing
Western Sandpiper [June] Orange-crowned Warbler
Baird's Sandpiper [June] Blackpoll Warbler [July]
Purple Sandpiper Summer Tanager [July]
Stilt Sandpiper [June] American Tree Sparrow
Buff-breasted Sandpiper [June] Fox Sparrow
Long-billed Dowitcher Harris's Sparrow
Little Gull [June] Lapland Longspur
Thayer's Gull Snow Bunting
Iceland Gull Rusty Blackbird
Lesser Black-backed Gull Pine Grosbeak
Glaucous Gull Common Redpoll
Sabine's Gull Hoary Redpoll

Noteworthy by Location
Southern Lower Peninsula Lower Peninsula
Common Raven Gray Jay
Northern Lower Peninsula Boreal Chickadee
Worm-eating Warbler
Upper Peninsula
Eastern Screech-Owl Worm-eating Warbler
Acadian Flycatcher Kentucky Warbler
White-eyed Vireo Hooded Warbler
Tufted Titmouse Yellow-breasted Chat
Cerulean Warbler Orchard Oriole
Source: Michigan Bird Survey Form - Summer

Season Dates
Spring 1 March - 31 May
Summer 1 June - 31 July
Fall 1 August - 30 November
Winter 1 December - 28 February

*Refer to a Michigan Checklist for those species considered Casual or Accidental by the Michigan Bird Records Committee, regardless of season or location-
A Checklist of Michigan Birds is available for viewing on the following websites:
Michiganbirds.org - Checklist
Michigan Bird Records Committee: Entire Checklist  Concise Review List

A printable version of a checklist developed by Northern Michigan Birding is available for download - NMB Michigan Checklist (in pdf format).

Scott Hickman's Upper Peninsula Field Checklist is also available for download via Northern Michigan Birding.


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