The Capital Area email listserv is a email list that you subscribe to for the purpose of learning about and alerting others of interesting birds in the greater Lansing area. Follow these steps to join:

  1. Send an e-mail to
  2. You should shortly after receive an e-mail asking you to confirm that you want to join. Follow instructions or just hit reply and send.
  3. You will receive an e-mail approving your request.
  4. To post, send to

Mich-listers is used to report rare birds within the state of Michigan to bird listers:

To view an archive of what has been reported:

Mich-chat is a list for discussion of michigan birds that are not rarities.