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Jackson Audubon Society Spring Wildfowl Trip

Saturday, March 26, 2016 5:48 PM | Steve Jerant (Administrator)

Jackson Audubon Society Spring Wildfowl Trip

A group of 14 JAS members toured around Jackson County for the annual wildfowl tour.  We visited Watkins/Thorn, Norvel, Center, and Wamplers Lakes.  Highlights included a view of a maturing harlequin Duck that has been at Michigan Center since last year and a Little Gull on Wamplers Lake.  20 species of wildfowl were recorded including Common Loon and Horned Grebe.

Complete species list of 53 is below.

Common Loon

Pied-billed Grebe

Horned Grebe

Great Blue Heron

Turkey Vulture

Mute Swan

Canada Goose

Wood Duck

American Black Duck


Blue-winged Teal

Northern Shoveler

American Widgeon


Ring-necked Duck

Common Goldeneye


Halequin Duck

Hooded Merganser

Common Merganser

Ruddy Duck

Bald Eagle

Cooper's Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

Wild Turkey

American Coot

Sandhill Crane


Little Gull

Bonaparte's Gull

Ring-billed Gull

Forsters Tern

Rock Pigeon

Mourning Dove

Belted Kingfisher

Red-headed Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

Eastern Phoebe

Horned Lark

Tree Swallow

Blue Jay

American Crow

Black-capped Chickadee

Tufted Titmouse

American Robin

European starling

Northern Cardinal

Dark-eyed Junco

Red-winged Blackbird

Common Grackle

Pine Siskin

House Finch

House Sparrow

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