Bird checklists

This is where you can purchase and download PDF versions of checklists of Dearborn, Michigan birds. Payments are routed through PayPal, but you do not need a PayPal account to purchase (you can use a credit card; see this image for example).

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This was my original checklist book, published in 1996 by the Cranbrook Institute of Science. It provided records for more than 240 species of resident and migratory birds plus pertinent historical data. Line drawings, charts, graphs, and aerial maps included.

142 pp., ISBN-13: 978-0877370413

It is now out of print, but copies are often available on Amazon.


Two subsequent publications replace this book and are available below.



This is a NEW checklist with 14 new species and dozens of status and date updates from my 2007 book. Hundreds more records bring this document current though the year 2018. Click title for more details.

This is a PDF of my 2007 book, an annotated checklist compiled using over 65,000 bird records spanning more than 30 years. Click title for more details.

Chose this option to order both the 2007 and 2019 publications at a reduced price.