[mou] Duluth RBA 6/28/07
jslind at frontiernet.net
Thu Jun 28 21:02:39 CDT 2007
*June 28, 2007
American White Pelican
Cape May Warbler
Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: June 28, 2007
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind (jslind at frontiernet.net)
This is the Duluth Birding Report for Thursday, June 28th, 2007
sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.
A BLACK-BELLIED WHISTLING-DUCK was reported from the Rice Lake National
Wildlife Refuge in Aitkin County on the 25th, although it has not been
relocated since. It was seen along the wildlife drive past the
observation platform on Rice Lake, beyond the west gate in the wetlands
on the south side of the road.
Although the breeding season is still underway for many species, small
numbers of southbound migrant shorebirds have already begun to arrive in
the area. Peder Svingen and Kim Eckert found three LEAST SANDPIPERS on
the 27th at Hearding Island off Park Point in Duluth, and Peder found a
LESSER YELLOWLEGS and four LEAST SANDPIPERS on the 28th at 40th Avenue
West. Kim found an AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN on the 27th at the Morgan Park
Shawn Conrad found CONNECTICUT WARBLER, CAPE MAY WARBLER, and
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER in the Sax-Zim bog on the 25th along the Admiral
Road (CR 788), 2.2 miles south of the Zim Road (CR 27).
Unless something unusual is reported in the next week, the next
scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, July 12th. The
telephone number of the Duluth Rare Bird Alert is 218-834-2858.
Information about bird sightings may be left following the recorded
The Duluth Birding Report is sponsored and funded by the Minnesota
Ornithologists' Union (MOU) as a service to its members. For more
information on the MOU, either write us c/o the Bell Museum, e-mail us
at mou at moumn.org, or visit the MOU web site at moumn.org.
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