Rare pink water bird lands in Michigan, delighting public

Hen lovers are touring to a stream in southeastern Michigan to see a uncommon creature with pink feathers and an extended invoice

SALINE, Mich. — Hen lovers with cameras and binoculars are touring to a stream in southeastern Michigan to see a uncommon creature with pink feathers and an extended invoice.

The roseate spoonbill was present in Saline within the Koch Warner Drain, the primary to be seen in Michigan, stated Molly Keenan of Michigan Audubon.

The fowl, which usually lives within the Gulf Coast area, escaped from a zoo or is “very confused,” stated Saline police, which positioned visitors cones on a highway to handle the circulation of individuals.

“Generally they wander a bit too far,” stated Benjamin Winger, fowl curator on the College of Michigan Museum of Zoology.

Regardless of the purpose, phrase has unfold concerning the fowl. Sally Most and her husband traveled roughly 200 miles (322 kilometers) from Fairmount, Indiana.

“After a time, you see a number of the identical birds, and you then see one thing uncommon. … I took over 300 footage of it final evening,” Most advised the Detroit Free Press. “We’re going residence pleased campers.”

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