Confirmed sightings of five new bird species in Ottawa County are part of a five-year update recently released by the Ottawa County Parks and Recreation Commission.

The new species include a western tanager, California gull, black-necked stilt, lark sparrow, pomarine jaeger and black-bellied whistling duck.

You may contact Becky Vargo at bvargo@grandhaven

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