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Michigan Birds

Checklist of Michigan birds, RB Payne 1986

Birds of the E.S. George Reserve, Livingston Co., MI (on-line list from the field research station of the Museum of Zoology)

Historical Lists of Michigan Birds

Thomas Nuttall, 1810. Nuttall's Travels into the old Northwest-- an unpublished 1810 diary, by J. E. Graustein, Chronica Botanica 14(1/2):61-65,81-82, 1952.

Abram Sager, 1839, Report of the Zoologist of Geological Survey

John E. Cabot, 1850, Report of the Birds Collected and Observed at Lake Superior.

Charles Fox, 1853-4, The Birds of Michigan

Manly Miles, 1861, A Catalog of the Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and Mollusks, of Michigan

Alfred H. Boies, 1875, Cataloge of the Birds ascertained to occur in Southern Michigan

Morris Gibbs, 1879, Annotated List of the Birds of Michigan

Joseph B. Steere, 1880, A list of the Mammals and Birds of Ann Arbor and Vicinity.

Adolphe B. Covert, 1881, Annotated List of the Birds and Mammals of Washtenaw County, Michigan

Michigan Bird Conservation Initiative a consortium of groups working to conserve Michian birds

FAQ list for Birders@umich.edu (SE Michigan birder's group; included directions for joining)

Michigan Birding Home Page (includes e-mail groups, Michigan birding organizations, local Audubon Societies, bird reports)

Michigan Bird Records Committee (includes photos of rarities)

Michigan Birds Record Committee Checklist of Michigan Birds information on rarities (a project of the Rouge River Bird Observatory)

Rouge River Bird Observatory (Dearborn, southeast MI)

Michigan Audubon Society (includes information on Kirtland's Warblers, Piping Plovers)

Washtenaw Audubon Society Ann Arbor area--schedules of meetings and field trips.

Lake Erie Crossroads birding web site (birdwatching areas on western Lake Erie, St. Clair River)

Whitefish Point Bird Observatory (Upper Peninsula)

Michigan Area Birds

Manitou Island Bird Survey (migration in Lake Superior)

Kirtland's Warbler Festival Information (held every spring by Kirtland Community College)

U.S. Forest Service Kirtland's Warbler page (see for information on the warbler, tours, etc.)

Michigan Dept. Nat. Resources- maps of State Game Areas & Wildlife Areas (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)