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-RBA *Minnesota *Duluth/North Shore *May 19, 2011 *MNDU1105.19-Birds mentioned
Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: May 19, 2011
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind (email@example.com)
This is the Duluth Birding Report for May 19th, 2011 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.
A male SUMMER TANAGER was found by Heidi Yokel on the 13th near Cotton in central St. Louis County. Ann and Dave Miller had a SUMMER TANAGER at their feeders in Duluth Township between the 12th and the 16th.
Tanya Beyer found a LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE and a WHITE-WINGED SCOTER on the 14th at the Park Point recreation area. Jan and Larry Kraemer saw five RED-THROATED LOONS at the recreation area on the 18th. Matti Hakkila saw 19 WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS and eight LONG-TAILED DUCKS on the 16th on Lake Superior just west of the Lester River. Greg Garmer saw two WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS on the 18th and 19th at the Beacon Point condominiums at 21st Avenue East. An immature GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL was seen on the 19th at Interstate Island in the Duluth harbor.
Don Kienholz found a NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD on the 19th at the Duluth Rose Garden near Leif Erikson Park. Erik Bruhnke saw one on the 16th at the Sky Harbor Airport on Park Point. Andy Nyhus found a NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD on the 14th just east of Grand Marais along MN Highway 61.
Lori Hutchens saw an EASTERN TOWHEE on the 15th in her yard at 213 West Orange Street in Duluth. Jan and Larry Kraemer saw a RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER on the 18th on the Western Waterfront Trail just east of 72nd Avenue West. Gordy Martinson had a RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER on the 13th at his feeders near Maxwell Road and Oak Street north of Duluth.
Shawn Conrad saw a EURASIAN COLLARED-DOVE on the 17th in Grand Rapids at 2nd Avenue SE and 6th Street SE. Two LONG-TAILED DUCKS were seen on the 16th at Burlington Bay in Two Harbors.
New arrivals in the area during the past week include SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, DUNLIN, LEAST SANDPIPER, UPLAND SANDPIPER, GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER, WARBLING VIREO, SEDGE WREN, GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH, CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER, and BAY-BREASTED WARBLER
The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, May 26th.
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