Minnesota Duluth/North Shore RBA

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*Duluth/North Shore
*March 12, 2010

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Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: March 12, 2010
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind (jslind@frontiernet.net)

This is the Duluth Birding Report for Friday, March 12th, 2010 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

The NORTHERN HAWK OWL along Lake County Road 3, 0.4 mile north of MN Highway 61 was relocated on the 7th. Dee Kuder saw a NORTHERN HAWK OWL on the 7th just south of Cook on US Highway 53. Norma Malinowski saw BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS on the 10th in Ely near the sewage treatment plant.

Mike Hendrickson reported the first RING-BILLED GULLS of the spring along with several GLAUCOUS GULLS on the 10th at the Superior landfill. Mike also saw 22 LONG-TAILED DUCKS on the 10th at Agate Bay in Two Harbors. Jan and John Green saw a MERLIN on the 7th along 1st Street in Two Harbors.

Ron Erpelding and Herb Dingmann saw 9 SHARP-TAILED GROUSE in Koochiching County on the 6th along CR 83, 3 miles from MN Highway 11. They also saw a NORTHERN HAWK OWL along US Highway 71 near Margie.

Unless something unusual is reported, the next scheduled update of this report will be in two weeks on Thursday, March 25th.

The telephone number of the Duluth Rare Bird Alert is 218-834-2858. Information about bird sightings may be left following the recorded message.

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