Despite the unfavorable weather conditions, the six teams covering Mason County found 156 species just 2 short of the county record. Here are photos of a few of the 104 birds that Dave Dister and I were able to find in Pere Marquette and Summit Townships plus the city of Ludington.
|Piping Plover in flight|
|Piping Plover in sprint|
In my yard the Pine Siskins are still fighting over the feeders
On the South Pier of Ludington Harbor a few shorebirds have been hanging around.
|Mr. Piping Plover|
|Mrs. Piping Plover|
|Mr Plover back on the beach|
|Close-up of leg bands|
|Wilson's Warbler at Pere Marquette Monument|
|Flock of Canada Geese|
|Common Nighthawk over my house|
|Bald Eagle at Ludington State Park|