I've recently began to compile a life list for birds, much like I have one for herps. Today I got a a lifer Red-necked Grebe. This bird breeds in the Arctic and winters along the coasts of the lower 48. Occasionally they show up during migration in Michigan. Pretty cool little bird!
Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena), Dixboro Dam, Washtenaw County, MI