*April 22, 2010
American White Pelican
Great Gray Owl
Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: April 22, 2010
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This is the Duluth Birding Report for Thursday, April 22nd, 2010
sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.
A GREAT GRAY OWL was seen by Warren Nelson and others on the 21st in
Aitkin County along CR 18 just west of the Hebron Cemetery. On the 20th,
Warren saw three SHORT-EARED OWLS at the junction of CR 18 and CR 5. Wes
Bailey saw two SHORT-EARED OWLS on the 21st along CR 18 about 2 miles
west of the Pietz's Road.
Uwe Kausch saw a SHORT-EARED OWL on the 19th along the Wildwood Road,
west of the Homestead Road (CR 42) in Duluth Township.
A GOLDEN EAGLE was seen at the West Skyline Hawk Count on the 18th, and
good numbers of AMERICAN WHITE PELICANS are being seen almost daily.
More than 600 pelicans were counted between the 15th and the 19th.
Recent new arrivals in the area include AMERICAN BITTERN, GREATER
YELLOWLEGS, BROWN THRASHER, PINE WARBLER, SAVANNAH SPARROW, CHIPPING
SPARROW, and BREWER'S BLACKBIRD.
The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, April
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