ABA Rare Lesser Sand Plover at Michigan City Harbor!

Indiana Dunes Birding

One of the spectacular aspects of birding around the Indiana Dunes (#dunesbirding) is you never know what might show up.  Each season… each month can bring something new! Predicting the next big rarity or state record is a losing bet.  Just when you think you’ll know, something far different can show up.

With most of the main songbird migration waning, and the woodlands left with Yellow-rumped Warblers and sparrows coming through, attention often begins to turn towards the lake, as waterfowl, loons, late shorebirds, and gulls begin to arrive in the dunes area.  A good north wind will push them down the lake for birders to see.  Imagine the surprise today, with light south winds and rain entering the radar, when a strange looking plover would enter Indiana’s record books and soak many scopes and their owners.

The State Park’s own longshore bird counter and all around eagle eye birder…

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