Birding: Michigan

Here is my life list for birds in Michigan, comprising a subset of my worldwide list and my North-American list. Dates and locations of first sightings anywhere in the world are included where known.

Life count as of September, 2017: 196
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Ducks, Geese and Waterfowl - Eendachtigen - Anatidae (Anseriformes)
Greater White-fronted Goose
Anser albifrons
NL: Kolgans
March 3, 2012 at Oostvaardersplassen, the Netherlands
Cackling Goose
Branta hutchinsii
NL: Kleine Canadese Gans
October 13, 2013 at Avis Farms in Ann Arbor, MI
Canada Goose
Branta canadensis
NL: Grote Canadese Gans
June 5, 2004 in Ghent, Belgium
Mute Swan
Cygnus olor
NL: Knobbelzwaan
Long ago in the Netherlands
Trumpeter Swan
Cygnus buccinator
NL: Trompetzwaan
March 6, 2011 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Tundra Swan
Cygnus columbianus
NL: Fluitzwaan
March 9, 2013 at Ford Lake in Ypsilanti, MI
Sometimes split into two species: Whistling and Bewick's Swan; I've seen both
Wood Duck
Aix sponsa
NL: Carolina-eend
May 20, 2012 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
Gadwall
Anas strepera
NL: Krakeend
March 9, 2013 at Ford Lake in Ypsilanti, MI
American Wigeon
Anas americana
NL: Amerikaanse Smient
March 30, 2013 at Trinkle Marsh in Washtenaw County, MI
American Black Duck
Anas rubripes
NL: Amerikaanse Zwarte Eend
February 13, 2013 at Little Lake in Ann Arbor, MI
Mallard
Anas platyrhynchos
NL: Wilde Eend
Long ago in the Netherlands
Blue-winged Teal
Anas discors
NL: Blauwvleugeltaling
April 5, 2013 at La Chua Trail in Paynes Prairie Preserve SP, FL
Northern Shoveler
Anas clypeata
NL: Slobeend
March 30, 2013 at Landfill/Wheeler SC in Ann Arbor, MI
Northern Pintail
Anas acuta
NL: Pijlstaart
March 30, 2013 at Trinkle Marsh in Washtenaw County, MI
Green-winged Teal
Anas crecca
NL: Wintertaling
March 18, 2014 at Village Creek Drying Beds in Arlington, TX
Sometimes split into two species: Green-winged and Eurasian Teal; I've seen both
Canvasback
Aythya valisineria
NL: Grote Tafeleend
December 12, 2013 at Fresh Pond, Cambridge, MA
Redhead
Aythya americana
NL: Amerikaanse Tafeleend
February 13, 2013 at Little Lake in Ann Arbor, MI
Ring-necked Duck
Aythya collaris
NL: Ringsnaveleend
March 8, 2013 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Greater Scaup
Aythya marila
NL: Topper
May 3, 2013 at Canatara Park in Sarnia, ON
Lesser Scaup
Aythya affinis
NL: Kleine Topper
February 13, 2013 at Little Lake in Ann Arbor, MI
White-winged Scoter
Melanitta fusca
NL: Grote Zee-eend
April 30, 2013 on Barton Pond in Ann Arbor, MI
Sometimes split into two species: White-winged and Velvet Scoter; I've seen both
Long-tailed Duck
Clangula hyemalis
NL: IJseend
February 23, 2014 at Geddes Dam, Ann Arbor, MI
Bufflehead
Bucephala albeola
NL: Buffelkopeend
March 6, 2011 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Common Goldeneye
Bucephala clangula
NL: Brilduiker
March 9, 2013 at Ford Lake in Ypsilanti, MI
Hooded Merganser
Lophodytes cucullatus
NL: Kokardezaagbek
February 15, 2013 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Common Merganser
Mergus merganser
NL: Grote Zaagbek
February 18, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Also known as goosander
Red-breasted Merganser
Mergus serrator
NL: Middelste Zaagbek
April 28, 2012 in "Ding" Darling NP on Sanibel Island, FL
Ruddy Duck
Oxyura jamaicensis
NL: Rosse Stekelstaart
April 7, 2012 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
 
Pheasants, Grouse and Allies - Fazantachtigen - Phasianidae (Galliformes)
Ring-necked Pheasant
Phasianus colchicus
NL: Fazant
Long ago in the Netherlands
Also known as common pheasant
Ruffed Grouse
Bonasa umbellus
NL: Kraaghoen
March 30, 2013 at Embury Rd in Pinckney SRA, MI (heard only)
Wild Turkey
Meleagris gallopavo
NL: Kalkoen
September 21, 2011 in Rondeau Provincial Park, ON, Canada
 
Loons - Duikers - Gaviidae (Gaviiformes)
Common Loon
Gavia immer
NL: IJsduiker
March 30, 2013 at Four Mile Lake in Chelsea SGA, MI
Also known as great northern diver
 
Grebes - Futen - Podicipedidae (Podicipediformes)
Pied-billed Grebe
Podilymbus podiceps
NL: Dikbekfuut
April 3, 2012 at Gallup Park, Ann Arbor, MI
Horned Grebe
Podiceps auritus
NL: Kuifduiker
March 6, 2011 at Gallup Park, Ann Arbor, MI
Red-necked Grebe
Podiceps grisegena
NL: Roodhalsfuut
March 28, 2014 at Gallup Park, Ann Arbor, MI
 
Cormorants and Shags - Aalscholvers - Phalacrocoracidae (Suliformes)
Double-Crested Cormorant
Phalacrocorax auritus
NL: Geoorde Aalscholver
April 28, 2012 in "Ding" Darling NP on Sanibel Island, FL
 
Pelicans - Pelikanen - Pelecanidae (Pelecaniformes)
American White Pelican
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
NL: Witte Pelikaan
April 28, 2013 at Bird Island Basin on North Padre Island, TX
 
Herons, Egrets and Bitterns - Reigers - Ardeidae (Pelecaniformes)
American Bittern
Botaurus lentiginosus
NL: Noord-Amerikaanse Roerdomp
September 10, 2013 on the Kalamazoo River near Saugatuck, MI
Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias
NL: Amerikaanse Blauwe Reiger
March 11, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Great Egret
Ardea alba
NL: Grote Zilverreiger
September 24, 2011 at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, MI
Snowy Egret
Egretta thula
NL: Amerikaanse Kleine Zilverreiger
April 27, 2012 on Sanibel Island, FL
Green Heron
Butorides virescens
NL: Groene Reiger
April 29, 2012 on Sanibel Island, FL
Black-crowned Night Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
NL: Kwak
April 29, 2012 on Sanibel Island, FL
 
New World Vultures - Gieren van de Nieuwe Wereld - Cathartidae (Accipitriformes)
Turkey Vulture
Cathartes aura
NL: Roodkopgier
April 7, 2012 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
 
Ospreys - Visarenden - Pandionidae (Accipitriformes)
Osprey
Pandion haliaetus
NL: Visarend
April 27, 2012 on Sanibel Island, FL
 
Hawks, Eagles and Kites - Havikachtigen - Accipitridae (Accipitriformes)
Northern Harrier
Circus hudsonius
NL: Amerikaanse Blauwe Kiekendief
March 30, 2013 at Four Mile Lake in Chelsea SGA, MI
Cooper's Hawk
Accipiter cooperii
NL: Coopers Sperwer
December 28, 2012 in Ann Arbor, MI
Bald Eagle
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
NL: Amerikaanse Zeearend
April 27, 2012 near Fort Myers, FL
Broad-winged Hawk
Buteo platypterus
NL: Breedvleugelbuizerd
April 21, 2014 at Avis Farms, Ann Arbor, MI
Red-tailed Hawk
Buteo jamaicensis
NL: Roodstaartbuizerd
April 7, 2012 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
Rough-legged Hawk
Buteo lagopus
NL: Ruigpootbuizerd
July 25, 2010 in Abisko National Park, Sweden
Also known as rough-legged buzzard
 
Rails, Gallinules and Coots - Rallen, Koeten en Waterhoentjes - Rallidae (Gruiformes)
Common Gallinule
Gallinula galeata
NL: Amerikaans Waterhoen
April 5, 2013 at La Chua Trail in Paynes Prairie Preserve SP, FL
American Coot
Fulica americana
NL: Amerikaanse Meerkoet
April 10, 2011 at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, MI
 
Cranes - Kraanvogels - Gruidae (Gruiformes)
Sandhill Crane
Grus canadensis
NL: Canadese Kraanvogel
October 6, 2012 at Kensington Metropark, MI
 
Plovers and Lapwings - Kieviten en Plevieren - Charadriidae (Charadriiformes)
Black-bellied Plover
Pluvialis squatarola
NL: Zilverplevier
April 27, 2012 on Sanibel Island, FL
Also known as gray plover
Semipalmated Plover
Charadrius semipalmatus
NL: Amerikaanse Bontbekplevier
August 10, 2013 at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, MI
Killdeer
Charadrius vociferus
NL: Killdeerplevier
April 20, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Sandpipers and Allies - Strandlopers en Snippen - Scolopacidae (Charadriiformes)
Stilt Sandpiper
Calidris himantopus
NL: Steltstrandloper
July 25, 2014 at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, MI
Dunlin
Calidris alpina
NL: Bonte Strandloper
May 28, 2013 at Schneider Road Pond in Washtenaw County, MI
Least Sandpiper
Calidris minutilla
NL: Kleinste Strandloper
August 10, 2013 at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, MI
Pectoral Sandpiper
Calidris melanotos
NL: Gestreepte Strandloper
April 27, 2013 at the Duck Pond in Padre Island NS, TX
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Calidris pusilla
NL: Grijze Strandloper
May 28, 2013 at Dairy Barn Pond in Washtenaw County, MI
Short-billed Dowitcher
Limnodromus griseus
NL: Kleine Grijze Snip
April 27, 2012 on Sanibel Island, FL
Wilson's Snipe
Gallinago delicata
NL: Amerikaanse Watersnip
September 13, 2013 at Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge, MI
American Woodcock
Scolopax minor
NL: Amerikaanse Houtsnip
April 9, 2014 at Barton Nature Area, Ann Arbor, MI
Wilson's Phalarope
Phalaropus tricolor
NL: Grote Franjepoot
April 27, 2013 at the Duck Pond in Padre Island NS, TX
Spotted Sandpiper
Actitis macularius
NL: Amerikaanse Oeverloper
April 24, 2013 at Pease District Park in Austin, TX
Solitary Sandpiper
Tringa solitaria
NL: Amerikaanse Bosruiter
April 24, 2013 at Pease District Park in Austin, TX
Greater Yellowlegs
Tringa melanoleuca
NL: Grote Geelpootruiter
April 5, 2013 at La Chua Trail in Paynes Prairie Preserve SP, FL
Lesser Yellowlegs
Tringa flavipes
NL: Kleine Geelpootruiter
May 28, 2013 at Dairy Barn Pond in Washtenaw County, MI
 
Gulls, Terns and Skimmers - Meeuwen en Sternen - Laridae (Charadriiformes)
Bonaparte's Gull
Chroicocephalus philadelphia
NL: Kleine Kokmeeuw
April 23, 2013 at Magee Marsh, OH
Ring-billed Gull
Larus delawarensis
NL: Ringsnavelmeeuw
January 28, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Herring Gull
Larus argentatus
NL: Zilvermeeuw
Long ago in the Netherlands
Sometimes split into two species: American and European Herring Gull; I've seen both
Caspian Tern
Hydroprogne caspia
NL: Reuzenstern
June 21, 2013 at Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge, MI
Black Tern
Chlidonias niger
NL: Zwarte Stern
June 21, 2013 at Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge, MI
Forster's Tern
Sterna forsteri
NL: Forsters Stern
April 19, 2012 in St. Clair, MI
 
Pigeons and Doves - Duiven - Columbidae (Columbiformes)
Rock Pigeon
Columba livia
NL: Rotsduif
Long ago in the Netherlands
Mourning Dove
Zenaida macroura
NL: Treurduif
February 12, 2011 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Cuckoos - Koekoeken - Cuculidae (Cuculiformes)
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Coccyzus americanus
NL: Geelsnavelkoekoek
May 30, 2014 at Marshall Nature Area in Ann Arbor, MI
Black-billed Cuckoo
Coccyzus erythropthalmus
NL: Zwartsnavelkoekoek
May 16, 2013 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Owls - Uilen - Strigidae (Strigiformes)
Snowy Owl
Bubo scandiacus
NL: Sneeuwuil
January 4, 2014 at Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, MI
Short-eared Owl
Asio flammeus
NL: Velduil
December 7, 2013 at Vreeland Rd, Washtenaw, MI
 
Nightjars and Allies - Nachtzwaluwen - Caprimulgidae (Caprimulgiformes)
Common Nighthawk
Chordeiles minor
NL: Amerikaanse Nachtzwaluw
May 21, 2013 at Embury Rd in Pinckney SRA, MI
Eastern Whip-poor-will
Antrostomus vociferus
NL: Whippoorwill
May 21, 2013 at Embury Rd in Pinckney SRA, MI (heard only)
 
Swifts - Gierzwaluwen - Apodidae (Apodiformes)
Chimney Swift
Chaetura pelagica
NL: Schoorsteengierzwaluw
May 2, 2013 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Hummingbirds - Kolibries - Trochilidae (Apodiformes)
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Archilochus colubris
NL: Robijnkeelkolibrie
August 2011 in Lansing, NY
 
Kingfishers - IJsvogels - Alcedinidae (Coraciiformes)
Belted Kingfisher
Megaceryle alcyon
NL: Bandijsvogel
April 14, 2013 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Woodpeckers - Spechten - Picidae (Piciformes)
Red-headed Woodpecker
Melanerpes erythrocephalus
NL: Roodkopspecht
March 30, 2013 at Ellsworth & Steinbach Rds in Washtenaw County, MI
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Melanerpes carolinus
NL: Roodbuikspecht
February 12, 2011 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Sphyrapicus varius
NL: Geelbuiksapspecht
April 14, 2012 at County Farm Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Downy Woodpecker
Picoides pubescens
NL: Donsspecht
February 12, 2011 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Hairy Woodpecker
Picoides villosus
NL: Haarspecht
December 29, 2011 in Ann Arbor, MI
Northern Flicker
Colaptes auratus
NL: Gouden Grondspecht
May 20, 2012 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
Pileated Woodpecker
Dryocopus pileatus
NL: Noord-Amerikaanse Helmspecht
April 8, 2013 at La Chua Trail in Paynes Prairie Preserve SP, FL
 
Falcons and Caracaras - Valkachtigen - Falconidae (Falconiformes)
American Kestrel
Falco sparverius
NL: Amerikaanse Torenvalk
March 17, 2014 at White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX
Peregrine Falcon
Falco peregrinus
NL: Slechtvalk
June 9, 2013 at the U of M Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Tyrant Flycatchers - Tirannen - Tyrannidae (Passeriformes)
Eastern Wood Pewee
Contopus virens
NL: Oostelijke Bospiewie
April 28, 2013 at Packery Channel Park on North Padre Island, TX
Acadian Flycatcher
Empidonax virescens
NL: Beukenfeetiran
June 15, 2014 at Stinchfield Woods near Dexter, MI
Willow Flycatcher
Empidonax traillii
NL: Wilgenfeetiran
June 1, 2013 at Landfill/Wheeler SC in Ann Arbor, MI
Least Flycatcher
Empidonax minimus
NL: Kleine Feetiran
May 1, 2014 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Eastern Phoebe
Sayornis phoebe
NL: Phoebe
April 19, 2013 in Willseyville, NY
Great Crested Flycatcher
Myiarchus crinitus
NL: Grote Kuiftiran
May 16, 2013 at Dolph Nature Area in Ann Arbor, MI
Eastern Kingbird
Tyrannus tyrannus
NL: Koningstiran
April 7, 2013 near Watermelon Pond, Alachua County, FL
 
Vireos - Vireo's - Vireonidae (Passeriformes)
Yellow-throated Vireo
Vireo flavifrons
NL: Geelborstvireo
May 12, 2013 at Hudson Mills Metropark, MI
Blue-headed Vireo
Vireo solitarius
NL: Brilvireo
April 23, 2013 at Magee Marsh, OH
Warbling Vireo
Vireo gilvus
NL: Orpheusvireo
April 28, 2013 at Turnbill Birding Center in Port Aransas, TX
Red-eyed Vireo
Vireo olivaceus
NL: Roodoogvireo
April 28, 2013 at Bird Island Basin on North Padre Island, TX
 
Crows, Jays and Magpies - Kraaiachtigen - Corvidae (Passeriformes)
Blue Jay
Cyanocitta cristata
NL: Blauwe Gaai
Winter 2011 in Ann Arbor, MI
American Crow
Corvus brachyrhynchos
NL: Amerikaanse Kraai
April 23, 2011 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Larks - Leeuweriken - Alaudidae (Passeriformes)
Horned Lark
Eremophila alpestris
NL: Strandleeuwerik
February 24, 2013 at Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, MI
Also known as shore lark
 
Swallows - Zwaluwen - Hirundinidae (Passeriformes)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Stelgidopteryx serripennis
NL: Noord-Amerikaanse Ruwvleugelzwaluw
April 14, 2013 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Tree Swallow
Tachycineta bicolor
NL: Boomzwaluw
April 10, 2011 at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, MI
Bank Swallow
Riparia riparia
NL: Oeverzwaluw
June 1, 2013 at Landfill/Wheeler SC in Ann Arbor, MI
Also known as Sand Martin
Barn Swallow
Hirundo rustica
NL: Boerenzwaluw
April 24, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Cliff Swallow
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
NL: Amerikaanse Klifzwaluw
May 7, 2011 in Iowa City, IA
 
Chickadees and Tits - Mezen - Paridae (Passeriformes)
Black-capped Chickadee
Poecile atricapillus
NL: Amerikaanse Matkop
January 30, 2011 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
Tufted Titmouse
Baeolophus bicolor
NL: Tweekleurige Mees
Winter 2011 in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Nuthatches - Boomklevers - Sittidae (Passeriformes)
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Sitta canadensis
NL: Canadese Boomklever
Feb 21, 2013 on the UM Central Campus in Ann Arbor, MI
White-breasted Nuthatch
Sitta carolinensis
NL: Witborstboomklever
April 23, 2012 at County Farm Park in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Treecreepers - Echte Boomkruipers - Certhiidae (Passeriformes)
Brown Creeper
Certhia americana
NL: Amerikaanse Boomkruiper
December 12, 2013 at Fresh Pond, Cambridge, MA
Also known as American treecreeper
 
Wrens - Winterkoningen - Troglodytidae (Passeriformes)
House Wren
Troglodytes aedon
NL: Huiswinterkoning
May 2, 2013 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Winter Wren
Troglodytes hiemalis
NL: Oost-Amerikaanse Winterkoning
April 2, 2014 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Sometimes considered conspecific with Eurasian and Pacific Wrens
Carolina Wren
Thryothorus ludovicianus
NL: Carolinawinterkoning
April 3, 2013 at McCarty Woods, Gainesville, FL
 
Gnatcatchers - Muggenvangers - Polioptilidae (Passeriformes)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Polioptila caerulea
NL: Blauwgrijze Muggenvanger
April 8, 2013 at La Chua Trail in Paynes Prairie Preserve SP, FL
 
Kinglets - Goudhaantjes - Regulidae (Passeriformes)
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Regulus satrapa
NL: Amerikaanse Goudhaan
September 28, 2013 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Regulus calendula
NL: Roodkroonhaan
April 19, 2013 in Willseyville, NY
 
Thrushes and Allies - Lijsters - Turdidae (Passeriformes)
Eastern Bluebird
Sialia sialis
NL: Roodkeelsialia
January 30, 2011 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
Veery
Catharus fuscescens
NL: Veery
May 20, 2012 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
Swainson's Thrush
Catharus ustulatus
NL: Dwerglijster
May 16, 2013 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Hermit Thrush
Catharus guttatus
NL: Heremietlijster
April 23, 2013 at Magee Marsh, OH
Wood Thrush
Hylocichla mustelina
NL: Amerikaanse Boslijster
May 16, 2013 at Dolph Nature Area in Ann Arbor, MI
American Robin
Turdus migratorius
NL: Roodborstlijster
February 13, 2011 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Mockingbirds and Thrashers - Spotlijsters - Mimidae (Passeriformes)
Gray Catbird
Dumetella carolinensis
NL: Katvogel
May 9, 2012 near Furstenburg Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Brown Thrasher
Toxostoma rufum
NL: Rosse Spotlijster
April 8, 2013 at La Chua Trail in Paynes Prairie Preserve SP, FL
 
Starlings - Spreeuwen - Sturnidae (Passeriformes)
European Starling
Sturnus vulgaris
NL: Spreeuw
Long ago in the Netherlands
Also known as common starling
 
Waxwings - Pestvogels - Bombycillidae (Passeriformes)
Cedar Waxwing
Bombycilla cedrorum
NL: Cederpestvogel
April 4, 2013 at Reitz Union on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, FL
 
Longspurs and Snow Buntings - IJsgorzen - Calcariidae (Passeriformes)
Lapland Longspur
Calcarius lapponicus
NL: IJsgors
January 4, 2014 at Vreeland Rd, Washtenaw, MI
Snow Bunting
Plectrophenax nivalis
NL: Sneeuwgors
January 4, 2014 at Vreeland Rd, Washtenaw, MI
 
New World Warblers - Amerikaanse Zangers - Parulidae (Passeriformes)
Ovenbird
Seiurus aurocapilla
NL: Ovenvogel
April 27, 2013 at park headquarters in Padre Island NS, TX
Northern Waterthrush
Parkesia noveboracensis
NL: Noordse Waterlijster
April 28, 2013 at Bird Island Basin on North Padre Island, TX
Golden-winged Warbler
Vermivora chrysoptera
NL: Geelvleugelzanger
September 7, 2013 at Hudson Mills Metropark, MI
Blue-winged Warbler
Vermivora cyanoptera
NL: Blauwvleugelzanger
May 20, 2012 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
Black-and-white Warbler
Mniotilta varia
NL: Bonte Zanger
May 10, 2013 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Tennessee Warbler
Oreothlypis peregrina
NL: Tennesseezanger
April 28, 2013 at Turnbill Birding Center in Port Aransas, TX
Nashville Warbler
Oreothlypis ruficapilla
NL: Nashvillezanger
May 16, 2013 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Common Yellowthroat
Geothlypis trichas
NL: Gewone Maskerzanger
First heard May 12, 2013 at Hudson Mills Metropark, MI; first seen June 21, 2013 at Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge, MI
Hooded Warbler
Setophaga citrina
NL: Monnikszanger
April 23, 2013 at Magee Marsh, OH
American Redstart
Setophaga ruticilla
NL: Amerikaanse Roodstaart
May 13, 2012 at Dolph Nature Area in Ann Arbor, MI
Cape May Warbler
Setophaga tigrina
NL: Tijgerzanger
May 22, 2014 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Cerulean Warbler
Setophaga cerulea
NL: Azuurzanger
June 8, 2014 at Embury Rd in Pinckney SRA, MI
Northern Parula
Setophaga americana
NL: Brilparulazanger
April 7, 2013 at San Felasco Hammock Preserve SP, FL
Magnolia Warbler
Setophaga magnolia
NL: Magnoliazanger
April 27, 2013 at park headquarters in Padre Island NS, TX
Bay-breasted Warbler
Setophaga castanea
NL: Kastanjezanger
April 27, 2013 at park headquarters in Padre Island NS, TX
Blackburnian Warbler
Setophaga fusca
NL: Sparrenzanger
May 2, 2013 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Yellow Warbler
Setophaga petechia
NL: Gele Zanger
May 13, 2012 at Dolph Nature Area in Ann Arbor, MI
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Setophaga pensylvanica
NL: Roestflankzanger
September 28, 2013 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Palm Warbler
Setophaga palmarum
NL: Palmzanger
April 5, 2013 at La Chua Trail in Paynes Prairie Preserve SP, FL
Pine Warbler
Setophaga pinus
NL: Dennenzanger
February 4, 2014 on Sanibel Island, FL
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Setophaga coronata
NL: Geelstuitzanger
April 7, 2012 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
Yellow-throated Warbler
Setophaga dominica
NL: Geelkeelzanger
May 24, 2014 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Prairie Warbler
Setophaga discolor
NL: Prairiezanger
April 8, 2013 at La Chua Trail in Paynes Prairie Preserve SP, FL
Black-throated Green Warbler
Setophaga virens
NL: Gele Zwartkeelzanger
May 12, 2013 at Hudson Mills Metropark, MI
Canada Warbler
Cardellina canadensis
NL: Canadese Zanger
May 16, 2013 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Wilson's Warbler
Cardellina pusilla
NL: Wilsons Zanger
May 20, 2014 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Buntings and New World Sparrows - Gorzen - Emberizidae (Passeriformes)
Henslow's Sparrow
Ammodramus henslowii
NL: Henslows Gors
May 28, 2013 at Sharonville SGA, MI
American Tree Sparrow
Spizella arborea
NL: Toendragors
February 15, 2013 near Furstenburg Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Chipping Sparrow
Spizella passerina
NL: Musgors
April 7, 2012 at Pinckney State Recreation Area, MI
Clay-colored Sparrow
Spizella pallida
NL: Bleke Gors
May 28, 2013 at Sharonville SGA, MI
Field Sparrow
Spizella pusilla
NL: Veldgors
April 20, 2013 in Willseyville, NY
Fox Sparrow
Passerella iliaca
NL: Roodstaartgors
March 18, 2014 at Village Creek Drying Beds in Arlington, TX
Dark-eyed Junco
Junco hyemalis
NL: Grijze Junco
Winter 2011 in Ann Arbor, MI
White-crowned Sparrow
Zonotrichia leucophrys
NL: Witkruingors
May 3, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
White-throated Sparrow
Zonotrichia albicollis
NL: Witkeelgors
February 12, 2011 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Vesper Sparrow
Pooecetes gramineus
NL: Avondgors
April 7, 2013 at La Chua Trail in Paynes Prairie Preserve SP, FL
Savannah Sparrow
Passerculus sandwichensis
NL: Savannahgors
June 1, 2013 at Landfill/Wheeler SC in Ann Arbor, MI
Song Sparrow
Melospiza melodia
NL: Zanggors
April 13, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Swamp Sparrow
Melospiza georgiana
NL: Moerasgors
April 22, 2014 at Embury Rd in Pinckney SRA, MI
Eastern Towhee
Pipilo erythrophthalmus
NL: Roodflanktowie
April 7, 2013 at La Chua Trail in Paynes Prairie Preserve SP, FL
Also known as rufous-sided towhee
 
Cardinals and Allies - Kardinaalachtigen - Cardinalidae (Passeriformes)
Scarlet Tanager
Piranga olivacea
NL: Zwartvleugeltangare
April 28, 2013 at Turnbill Birding Center in Port Aransas, TX
Northern Cardinal
Cardinalis cardinalis
NL: Rode Kardinaal
February 12, 2011 at Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Pheucticus ludovicianus
NL: Roodborstkardinaal
May 9, 2012 near Furstenburg Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Indigo Bunting
Passerina cyanea
NL: Indigogors
April 27, 2013 at park headquarters in Padre Island NS, TX
Dickcissel
Spiza americana
NL: Dickcissel
April 28, 2013 at Turnbill Birding Center in Port Aransas, TX
 
Troupials and Allies - Troepialen - Icteridae (Passeriformes)
Bobolink
Dolichonyx oryzivorus
NL: Bobolink
June 1, 2013 at Landfill/Wheeler SC in Ann Arbor, MI
Red-winged Blackbird
Agelaius phoeniceus
NL: Epauletspreeuw
April 10, 2011 at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, MI
Western Meadowlark
Sturnella neglecta
NL: Geelkaakweidespreeuw
April 22, 2014 at Steinbach Rd, Washtenaw Cty, MI
Eastern Meadowlark
Sturnella magna
NL: Witkaakweidespreeuw
May 28, 2013 at Sharonville SGA, MI
Rusty Blackbird
Euphagus carolinus
NL: Zwarte Troepiaal
March 18, 2014 at Village Creek Drying Beds in Arlington, TX
Common Grackle
Quiscalus quiscula
NL: Glanstroepiaal
April 23, 2011 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Brown-headed Cowbird
Molothrus ater
NL: Bruinkopkoevogel
April 3, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Orchard Oriole
Icterus spurius
NL: Tuintroepiaal
April 28, 2013 at Turnbill Birding Center in Port Aransas, TX
Baltimore Oriole
Icterus galbula
NL: Baltimoretroepiaal
May 3, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
 
Siskins, Crossbills and Allies - Vinkachtigen - Fringillidae (Passeriformes)
House Finch
Haemorhous mexicanus
NL: Mexicaanse Roodmus
April 6, 2012 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
Common Redpoll
Acanthis flammea
NL: Barmsijs
March 6, 2011 at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, MI
American Goldfinch
Spinus tristis
NL: Goudsijs
September 24, 2012 at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, MI
 
Old World Sparrows - Mussen - Passeridae (Passeriformes)
House Sparrow
Passer domesticus
NL: Huismus
Long ago in the Netherlands

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