Gavia immer 

Picoides pubescens 

Birdwalks are a wonderful way to spend a few hours on Beaver Island. Here is a list of birds observed on some of our walks around the island.

American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus)
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)
Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
Barred Owl (Strix varia)
Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon)
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)
Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus)
Brown Creeper (Certhia americana)
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)
Common Loon (Gavia immer)
Common Raven (Corvus corax)
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)
Double-Crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)
Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)
Green Heron (Butorides virescens)
Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)
Herring Gull (Laurus hyperboreus)
Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus)
Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus)
Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus)
Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus)
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus)
Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris)
Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus)
Sandhill Crane (Grus Canadensis)
Whip-poor-will (Caprimulgus vociferus)
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)
Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)
Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)

See the Ecotour Photo Gallery gathered by locals and guests.