Smith’s Longspur


23rd state record, 6th county record
1 of 10 accepted birds
Buffalo Rd, Berrien Co., 23 April – 6 May 2014 (here 22 April), © Matt Galbraith


18th state record, 2nd county record
Tiscornia Park, St. Joseph, Berrien Co., 1 May 2010, © Tim Baerwald


17th state record, 4th county record
Brockway Mountain, Keweenaw Co., 12 May 2009, © Joe Kaplan


16th state record, 1st county record
Galien Twp., Berrien Co., 27 April-9 May 2009, © Andre Moncrieff
One of at least 40 individuals present. By far the longest-staying (and largest) flock of this species ever found in Michigan.


15th state record, 1st county record
near Laughing Whitefish Point, Alger Co., 12 September 2008, © David Pavlik
One of two individuals present.


14th state record, 3rd county record
Manitou Island, Keweenaw Co., 23 April 2006, © Zach Gayk


13th state record, 1st Baraga and 2nd Houghton County records
Sturgeon River Sloughs Wildlife Area, Arnheim Unit, Baraga/Houghton Cos., 1-2 September 2005, © Joe Kaplan (here 2 September)


3rd state record, 2nd county record
Whitefish Point, Chippewa Co., 7-16 September 1994, © Carl Freeman (here 9 September)


2nd state record, 1st county record
Whitefish Point, Chippewa Co., 17-20 September 1993, © Adam M. Byrne (here 17 September)