Birds and Botany Schedule: Experience Nature in Beautiful Presque Isle County, MI

Birds of Alpena and Presque Isle Counties - as recorded by Bill Grigg

Last Update Feb 23, 2010

Greater White-fronted Goose

Snow Goose


Canada Goose

Mute Swan

Trumpeter Swan

Tundra Swan

Wood Duck


American Wigeon

American Black Duck


Blue-winged Teal

Northern Shoveler

Northern Pintail


Teal Canvasback


Ring-necked Duck

Greater Scaup

Lesser Scaup

King Eider

Harlequin Duck

Surf Scoter

White-winged Scoter

Black Scoter

Long-tailed Duck


Common Goldeneye

Hooded Merganser

Common Merganser

Red-breasted Merganser

Ruddy Duck

Ring-necked Pheasant

Ruffed Grouse

Sharp-tailied Grouse

Wild Turkey

Red-throated Loon

Common Loon

Pied-billed Grebe

Horned Grebe

Red-necked Grebe

Eared Grebe

Western Grebe

American White Pelican

Double-crested Cormorant

American Bittern

Least Bittern

Great Blue Heron

Great Egret

Snowy Egret

Little Blue Heron

Tricolored Heron

Cattle Egret

Green Heron

Black-crowned Night Heron

Black Vulture

Turkey Vulture


Bald Eagle

Northern Harrier

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Cooper's Hawk

Northern Goshawk

Red-shouldered Hawk

Broad-winged Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

Rough-legged Hawk

Golden Eagle

American Kestrel



Peregrine Falcon

Yellow Rail

Black Rail

King Rail

Virginia Rail


Common Moorhen

Common Coot

Sandhill Crane

Black-bellied Plover

American Golden-Plover

Semipalmated Plover

Piping Plover


American Avocet

Spotted Sandpiper

Solitary Sandpiper

Greater Yellowlegs


Lesser Yellowlegs

Upland Sandpiper


Hudsonian Godwit

Marbled Godwit

Ruddy Turnstone

Red Knot


Semipalmated Sandpiper

Western Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

White-rumped Sandpiper

Baird's Sandpiper

Pectoral Sandpiper

Purple Sandpiper

Dunlin Stilt Sandpiper

Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Short-billed Dowitcher

Long-billed Dowitcher

Wilson's Snipe

American Woodcock

Wilson's Phalarope

Red-necked Phalarope

Bonaparte's Gull

Little Gull

Laughing Gull

Franklin's Gull

Ring-billed Gull

Herring Gull

Iceland Gull

Glaucous Gull

Great Black-backed Gull

Caspian Tern

Black Tern

Common Tern

Forster's Tern

Parasitic Jaeger

Long-tailled Jaeger

Rock Pigeon

Mourning dove

Common Ground-Dove

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Black-billed Cuckoo

Groove-billed Ani

Eastern Screech-Owl

Great Horned Owl

Snowy Owl

Northern Hawk Owl

Barred Owl

Great Gray Owl

Long-eared Owl

Short-eared Owl

Boreal Owl

Northern Saw-whet Owl

Common Nighthawk


Chimney Swift

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Rufous Hummingbird

Belted Kingfisher

Red-headed Woodpecker

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Downy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

Black-bellied Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

Pileated Woodpecker

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Eastern Wood-Pewee

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

Alder Flycatcher

Willow Flycatcher

Least Flycatcher

Eastern Phoebe

Great Crested Flycatcher

Western Kingbird

Eastern Kingbird

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Loggerhead Shrike

Northern Shrike

White-eyed Vireo

Yellow-throated Vireo

Blue-headed Vireo

Warbling Vireo

Philadelphia Vireo

Red-eyed Vireo

Gray Jay

Blue Jay

American Crow

Common Raven

Horned Lark

Purple Martin

Tree Swallow

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Bank Swallow

Cliff Swallow

Barn Swallow

Black-capped Chickadee

Boreal Chickadee

Tufted Titmouse

Red-breasted Nuthatch

White-breasted Nuthatch

Brown Creeper

Carolina Wren

House Wren

Winter Wren

Sedge Wren

Marsh Wren

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Northern Wheatear

Eastern Bluebird

Townsend's Solitaire


Gray-cheeked Thrush

Swainson's Thrush

Hermit Thrush

Wood Thrush

American Robin

Varied Thrush

Gray Catbird

Northern Mockingbird

Brown Thrasher

European Starling

American Pipit

Bohemian Waxwing

Cedar Waxwing

Blue-winged Warbler

Golden-winged Warbler

Tennessee Warbler

Orange-crowned Warbler

Nashville Warbler

Northern Parula

Yellow Warbler

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Magnolia Warbler

Cape May Warbler

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Black-throated Green Warbler

Blackburnian Warbler

Yellow-throated Warbler

Pine Warbler

Kirtland's Warbler

Prarie Warbler

Palm Warbler

Bay-breasted Warbler

Blackpoll Warbler

Cerulean Warbler

Black-and-white Warbler

American Redstart


Northern Waterthrush

Kentucky Warbler

Connecticut Warbler

Mourning Warbler

Common Yellowthroat

Hooded Warbler

Wilson's Warbler

Canada Warbler

Painted Redstart

Yellow-breasted Chat

Eastern Towhee

American Tree Sparrow

Chipping Sparrow

Clay-colored Sparrow

Field Sparrow

Vesper Sparrow

Lark Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Grasshopper Sparrow

Henslow's Sparrow

Le Conte's Sparrow

Nelson's Sparrow

Fox Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Lincoln's Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

Harris' Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

Golden-crowned Sparrow

Dark-eyed Junco

Lapland Longspur

Snow Bunting

Summer Tanager

Scarlet Tanager

Western Tanager

Northern Cardinal

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Blue Grosbeak

Indigo Bunting

Painted Bunting



Red-winged Blackbird

Eastern Meadowlark

Western Meadowlark

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Rusty Blackbird

Brewer's Blackbird

Common Grackle

Brown-headed Cowbird

Orchard Oriole

Bullock's Oriole

Baltimore Oriole

Pine Grosbeak

Purple Finch

House Finch

Red Crossbill

White-winged Crossbill

Common Redpoll

Hoary Redpoll

Pine Siskin

American Goldfinch

Evening Grosbeak

House Sparrow

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