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-RBA *Minnesota *Duluth/North Shore *March 1, 2012 *MNDU1203.01-Birds mentioned
Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: March 1, 2012
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This is the Duluth Birding Report for March 1st, 2012 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.
A TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE was found by Mike Hendrickson on the 28th in Grand Marais at 3rd Avenue and 1st Street. He also found 300-400 BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS in Grand Marais. Mike also saw three BLACK-BACKED WOODPECKERS on the 28th on the east side of the Sawbill Landing Road near Isabella, 0.2 miles north of FR 172 on the east side of road.
Three LONG-TAILED DUCKS were seen on the 1st at Agate Bay in Two Harbors. One was seen on the 25th out from the mouth of the Stewart River, 2 miles east of Two Harbors.
The VARIED THRUSH was seen again on the 1st at Pat Thomas's feeders at 6219 East Superior Street in Duluth. Birders are welcome to look for the bird, but are asked to stay between the driveway and the back door and not venture beyond the back of the house while looking for the bird. ICELAND GULLS, GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULLS, GLAUCOUS GULLS, and THAYER’S GULLS continue to be seen at Canal Park.
Mike Hendrickson saw four BLACK-BACKED WOODPECKERS on the 27th along the McDavitt Road (CR 233) in the Sax-Zim Bog. HOARY REDPOLLS and EVENING GROSBEAKS are still being seen at the Blue Spruce Road feeders, one mile north of CR 133.
In Aitkin County, Warren Nelson saw a flock of 40 BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS on the 26th in the town of Aitkin.
The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, March 8th.
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