Area Photographs posted on the Macaulay Library

2017

Northern Mockingbird by Kevin VandeVusse: Hemlock Crossing Park, Ottawa Co, Jan 2

Winter Wren by Kevin VandeVusse: Hemlock Crossing Park, Ottawa Co, Jan 2

Carolina Wren by Eric Gustafson: DeGraaf Nature Center, Ottawa Co, Jan 12

Sharp-shinned Hawk by Emily Tornga: Private Residence, Ottawa Co, Jan 17

Snowy Owl by Myles McNally: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Jan 21

Bald Eagle by Emily Tornga: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Jan 23

Snow Goose blue phase by Emily Tornga: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Jan 23

Snow Bunting by Emily Tornga: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Jan 27

Horned Lark by Brad Heath: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Feb 1

Green-winged Teal by Judi Manning: Pine Creek Park, Ottawa Co, Feb 11

Snowy Owl by Barbara Quinlan: 128th Ave. at Bingham St, Ottawa Co, Feb 13

Northern Flicker pair by Cherith Janes: Private Residence, Kent Co, Feb 16

Black-capped Chickadee by Emily Tornga: Harbor Island, Ottawa Co, Feb 19

Red-winged Blackbird by Emily Tornga: Harbor Island, Ottawa Co, Feb 19

Pileated Woodpecker by Bob Tarte: Private Residence, Kent Co, Feb 23

Downy Woodpecker by Brad Heath: Private Residence, Muskegon Co, Mar 2

Hairy Woodpecker by Brad Heath: Private Residence, Muskegon Co, Mar 2

Red-breasted Nuthatch by Brad Heath: Private Residence, Muskegon Co, Mar 2

Trumpeter Swan by Brad Heath: Covell Park, Muskegon Co, Mar 6

Cedar Waxwing by Emily Tornga: Private Residence, Ottawa Co, Mar 13

Long-tailed Duck by Kirby Adams: Pere Marquette Park, Muskegon Co, Mar 19

Northern Shoveler by Kirby Adams: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Mar 19

Brown Creeper by Emily Tornga: Private Residence, Ottawa Co, Mar 23

Dark-eyed Junco (cismontanus) by Brad Heath: Private Residence, Muskegon Co, Mar 24
-- for more information on this race of Junco see here

Pied-billed Grebe by Brad Heath: Lake Street, Muskegon Co, Mar 27

Eastern Bluebird by Brad Heath: Private Residence, Muskegon Co, Mar 29

Common Grackle by Brad Heath: Private Residence, Muskegon Co, Mar 29

Killdeer by Emily Tornga: Fruitport Boat Launch, Muskegon Co, Mar 29

American Tree Sparrow by Emily Tornga: Muskegon Lk Preserve, Muskegon Co, Mar 29

Song Sparrow by Emily Tornga: Muskegon Lake Nature Preserve, Muskegon Co, Mar 29

Bufflehead by Dennis McNeill: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Mar 31

Lesser Scaup by Dennis McNeill: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Mar 31

Wood Duck pair by Brad Heath: Ross Park, Muskegon Co, Apr 1

Killdeer by Brad Heath: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Apr 2

Blue-winged Teal by Brad Heath: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Apr 2

Ruff (in flight) by Linda Scribner: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Apr 4

Ruff by Anne Klein: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Apr 4

Eastern Towhee by Tom Espinoza: Muskegon, Muskegon Co, Apr 4

Red-tailed Hawk by Brad Heath: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Apr 10

Eastern Phoebe by Emily Tornga: Crockery Creek Natural Area, Ottawa Co, Apr 11

Chipping Sparrow by Emily Tornga: Crockery Creek Natural Area, Ottawa Co, Apr 11

Purple Finch by Fred VanOeveren: Private Residence, Kent Co, Apr 11

Wilson's Snipe by Brad Heath: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Apr 13

Belted Kingfisher by Brad Heath: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Apr 13

Swamp Sparrow by Emily Tornga: Hofma Preserve, Ottawa Co, Apr 14

White-throated Sparrow by Brad Heath: Private Residence, Muskegon Co, Apr 14

American Bittern by Carl Manning: Pine Creek Park, Ottawa Co, Apr 15

Yellow-rumped Warbler by Emily Tornga: Crockery Creek Natural Area, Ottawa Co, Apr 16

American White Pelican by John VanOrman: Byron Lake, Kent Co, Apr 20

Pectoral Sandpiper by Brad Heath: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Apr 21

Horned Grebe by Brad Heath: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Apr 21

Northern Waterthrush by Kevin Vande Vusse: Hofma Preserve, Ottawa Co, Apr 24

Ruby-crowned Kinglet by Kevin Vande Vusse: Hofma Preserve, Ottawa Co, Apr 24

Field Sparrow by Emily Tornga: Crockery Creek Natural Area, Ottawa Co, Apr 24

Virginia Rail by Craig Kingma: Upper Macatawa Natural Area, Ottawa Co, Apr 24

Brown Thrasher by Emily Tornga: Bass River Recreation Area, Ottawa Co, Apr 25

Solitary Sandpiper by Emily Tornga: Bass River Recreation Area, Ottawa Co, Apr 25

Turkey Vulture by Emily Tornga: Bass River Recreation Area, Ottawa Co, Apr 25

Lawrence's Warbler hybrid by Casey Irwin: Private residence, Muskegon Co Apr 29

Brewer’s Blackbird by Kevin Vande Vusse: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Apr 29

Long-billed Dowitcher by Brad Heath: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, May 1

Sora by Brad Heath: Muskegon Lake Nature Preserve, Muskegon Co, May 3

Spotted Sandpiper by Judi Manning: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, May 2

Blue-winged Warbler by Kevin Vande Vusse: Grand River Park, Ottawa Co, May 8

Yellow Warbler by Kevin Vande Vusse: Grand River Park, Ottawa Co, May 8

Lark Sparrow by Eric Gustafson: Harbor Island, Ottawa Co, May 9

Black-throated Blue Warbler by Eric Gustafson: Mount Pisgah dune, Ottawa Co, May 11

Prairie Warbler by Judi Manning: East Grand River Park, Ottawa Co, May 11

Ovenbird by Jennifer Reck: Mona Shores High School, Muskegon Co, May 14

Blue-headed Vireo by Emily Tornga: East Grand River Park, Ottawa Co, May 15

Palm Warbler by Emily Tornga: Harbor Island, Ottawa Co, May 15

Black-billed Cuckoo by Brad Heath: Muskegon Lake Nature Preserve, Muskegon Co, May 16

Marsh Wren by Brad Heath: Muskegon Lake Nature Preserve, Muskegon Co, May 16

Canada Warbler by Tom Espinoza: East Grand River Park, Ottawa Co, May 22

Swainson's Thrush by Curtis Dykstra: Local residence, Ottawa Co, May 22

Dickcissel by Timon Tesar: Allegan St. Game Area, Todd Farm, Allegan Co, Jun 8

Prothonotary Warbler by Kevin Vande Vusse: ASGA, Allegan Dam, Allegan Co, Jun 14

Eastern Towhee by Emily Tornga: Crockery Creek Natural Area, Ottawa Co, Jun 26

American Avocet by Judi Manning: Holland State Park, Ottawa Co, Jul 13

Upland Sandpiper by Kevin Vande Vusse: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Jul 28

Grasshopper Sparrow by Kevin Vande Vusse: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Jul 28

Least Sandpiper by Emily Tornga: Grand Haven North Pier, Ottawa Co, Jul 29

Semipalmated Plover by Pam Rasmussen: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Jul 29

Lesser Yellowlegs by Pam Rasmussen: Muskegon Wastewater, Muskegon Co, Jul 29

Stilt Sandpiper by Judi Manning: Ransom St W of 152 Ave, Ottawa Co, Aug 1

Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs by Emily Tornga: Coopersville WTP, Ottawa Co, Sep 9

American Redstart by Brad Heath: P. J. Hoffmaster SP, Muskegon Co, Sep 13

Winter Wren by Brad Heath: P. J. Hoffmaster SP, Muskegon Co, Oct 19

LeConte's Sparrow by Brad Heath: P. J. Hoffmaster SP, Muskegon Co, Oct 26

Swamp Sparrow by Judi Manning: Holland SP, Ottawa Co, Oct 26

Pomarine Jaeger by Judi Manning: Holland SP, Ottawa Co, Oct 26

Harlequin Duck by Kevin Vande Vusse: Holland SP, Ottawa Co, Oct 28

Forster's Tern by Kevin Vande Vusse: Holland SP, Ottawa Co, Oct 28

Short-eared Owl by Marylou Graham: Allegan SGA, Allegan Co, Nov 3

Purple Sandpiper by Emily Tornga: Holland SP, Ottawa Co, Nov 20

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