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Tear Lake, Stanton Township, MI, United States
Winter chill in the air and a dusting on the ground in the Middle of May just as the buds are about to burst 🙁 But we really can’t complain in the U.P. of MI. Lake Superior changes our weather often but not to much extremes with tornadoes, flooding, earthquakes…you name it. Pretty safe this far north and wish more bird species would get that and stick around more often. (Cardinals, Woodpeckers, Tangers, etc…
Woodpeckers & Sapsuckers
Species: Red-winged Blackbird
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