Recent eBird Sightings

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The eBird summaries for July 2021, August 2021 and September 2021 are now available.

Note: Unless noted as "continuing", sightings are removed after 10 days on list.

Allegan County (eBird link)

Kent County (eBird link)

Follow the Peregrine Falcons in downtown Grand Rapids by clicking here.

Versluis Lake
Surf Scoter 3 continuing Oct 18
-- initially found by Caleb Putnam Oct 17; rare inland location

Muskegon County (eBird link)

Muskegon Wastewater
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 continuing Oct 19
Black-bellied Plover 2 continuing Oct 17
American Pipit 110 continuing Oct 12
Cackling Goose 2 continuing Oct 16
Lapland Longspur 1 continuing Oct 12
Eared Grebe 1 continuing Oct 14
American White Pelican 1 Oct 16
Snow Goose 3 Oct 17

Muskegon State Game Area, Lane’s Landing
American Bittern 1 continuing Oct 19
Rusty Blackbird 28 Oct 19

Ottawa County (eBird link)

Mill Point, Spring Lake
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2 continuing Oct 14

Holland State Park
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 continuing Oct 21
Black-bellied Plover 1 Oct 10 (photo)

Grand Haven State Park
Franklin’s Gull 3 Oct 12 (photo)
-- initially found by Chip Francke Oct 12
Surf Scoter 15 Oct 18

Grand River near Spring Lake
Black-crowned Night-Heron 4 Oct 13
Rusty Blackbird 22 Oct 13

Sighting Information

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Peregrine Falcon sightings in downtown Grand Rapids should be reported to Elaine Kampmueller at peregrine@graud.org. You can follow Peregrine Falcons in downtown Grand Rapids by clicking here.

New instructions for access to the Caledonia Sewage Ponds. Now available by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Click here to read the new guidelines.

A new "Hall of Fame" of rare bird sightings from Allegan, Kent, Ottawa and Muskegon counties is now available. Click here to view the new page.

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Interested in bird migration forecasts? When, where, and how far birds migrate? Bird Cast will answer these questions for the first time.