Eleven hardy souls birded three locations this cold cloudy morning. Ice covered all of Muskegon Lake and the birdable shoreline of Lake Michigan. The only water was in the Muskegon Channel where we saw thirteen bird species including Redhead, White-winged Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Red-breasted Merganser and Bald Eagle.
We concluded our morning walking around Black Lake Park where we found 16 species including Red-bellied Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Bluebird and Cedar Waxwing.
We didn't hear or see any Pileated Woodpeckers, but there was plenty of evidence that they've been around recently!
Including the Wild Turkeys on Lincoln Street near the Nugent railroad siding, we totaled 32 bird species for the day and had a good time doing it.