Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Roger's Muskegon October Bird Photos

October 19 Email:

Having returned to Florida, Roger Newell emails regarding photos taken the last couple of weeks in the West Michigan area:

American Pipit at Muskegon Wastewater
Long-tailed Duck at Pere Marquette breakwater
Horned Grebes at Muskegon Wastewater (Eared's! -- see Comments)
Red-tailed Hawk at Muskegon Wastewater - 2 pix
Peregrine Falcon at Muskegon Wastewater
White-rumped Sandpipers at Muskegon Wastewater
White-throated Sparrow at north end of Hilton Park Road, Muskegon
Northern Harrier at Muskegon Wastewater
Merlin near south breakwater of Pere Marquette River, Ludington.
White-rumped Sandpipers at south breakwater of Pere Marquette River, Ludington
Merlin with captured prey at south breakwater of Pere Marquette River, Ludington

I got 5 Life Birds (mostly thanks to Brian Johnson's banding work).

You may use these pictures if you wish.  Thanks again for all the assistance.

Rog Newell
Valrico, FL


Richard Cissel said...

Even better, those Horned Grebes are Eared Grebes.

Ric said...

Richard, thanks! And I'll let Roger know.