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-RBA *Minnesota *Duluth/North Shore *April 2, 2010 *MNDU1004.02-Birds mentioned
Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: April 2, 2010
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind (email@example.com)
This is the Duluth Birding Report for Friday, April 2nd, 2010 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.
The female BARROW'S GOLDENEYE was relocated on the 27th by Peder Svingen at the Duluth Rowing Club on Park Point in Duluth. Nancy Jackson saw 12 LONG-TAILED DUCKS on the 27th at Stoney Point. Four LONG-TAILED DUCKS were seen on the 28th at Agate Bay in Two Harbors.
Mike Hendrickson had a RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER in his yard in Smithville in west Duluth on the 29th. Jeff Newman saw 12 SANDHILL CRANES flying over the Lakeside neighborhood on the 30th. Sparky Stensaas saw 60 BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS on the 31st on the west side of Moose Lake in Carlton County along MN Highway 73.
A flock of 150 BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS was seen at the West Skyline Hawk Count on the 29th, and 3 AMERICAN WHITE PELICANS were seen on the 1st.
Recent new arrivals in the area include GREEN-WINGED TEAL, NORTHERN SHOVELER, RING-NECKED DUCK, COMMON LOON, DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT, GREAT BLUE HERON, TURKEY VULTURE, AMERICAN KESTREL, KILLDEER, AMERICAN WOODCOCK, BELTED KINGFISHER, YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER, NORTHERN FLICKER, EASTERN PHOEBE, WINTER WREN, GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLET, RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET, HERMIT THRUSH, EASTERN BLUEBIRD, YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER, EASTERN MEADOWLARK, and RUSTY BLACKBIRD.
The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, April 8th.
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