Minnesota Duluth/North Shore RBA

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*Duluth/North Shore
*October 8, 2015

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Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: October 8, 2015
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind (jslind@frontiernet.net)

This is the Duluth Birding Report for October 8th, 2015 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

Four SABINE'S GULLS were found by John Richardson on the 4th at the Park Point dune bridge. John and others saw a RUDDY DUCK and two BLACK SCOTERS at Park Point on the 6th, and he saw four WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS and a BLACK SCOTER there on the 8th. Kim Eckert and others saw two SURF SCOTERS on the 2nd at Stony Point and they were still present on the 4th.

Karl Bardon, Kaija Gahm, Alex Lamoreaux and others saw a TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE and three BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS on the 5th at Hawk Ridge. They also counted more than 4,500 RUSTY BLACKBIRDS, a BOREAL CHICKADEE, and the first ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK of the season on the 7th.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on October 15th.

This report is compiled from MOU-net postings, local eBird checklists, various Facebook group pages (some of which may require joining), and personal contacts. Please follow the links below for the most up-to-date information:

MOU-net: http://www.mail-archive.com/mou-net@lists.umn.edu/maillist.html eBird: http://ebird.org/ebird/places Facebook group pages: Minnesota Ornithologists Union: https://www.facebook.com/groups/moumn.group/ Minnesota Birding: https://www.facebook.com/groups/mnbirding/ Minnesota Rare Bird Alert: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1570731239835376/ Northeast Minnesota Birding: https://www.facebook.com/groups/177159692431348/ Sax-Zim Bog: https://www.facebook.com/groups/saxzimbog/ Duluth Phenology: https://www.facebook.com/groups/duluthphenology/

Information about bird sightings may be sent to the Duluth Rare Bird Alert at duluthrba@moumn.org

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, write us c/o the Bell Museum, e-mail us at mou@moumn.org, or visit the MOU web site at moumn.org.

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