Much to the delight of Michigan birders, we’ve had a good winter for vagrants in our area.
Vagrants are birds that show up in areas far from their regular migratory, breeding, or non-breeding area.
It seems each week another local birder reports a rare bird, a first or second sighting for a county or the state.
Which sets off a bit of frenzy in the birding community, as local bird chasers head off into the woods, shoreline, or someone’s property in search of the bird.
I know, I’m one of them! Continue reading Photo of the Week: Black-Headed Grosbeak in Michigan