*September 23, 2010
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: September 23, 2010
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind (email@example.com)
This is the Duluth Birding Report for September 23rd, 2010 sponsored by
the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.
An immature SABINE'S GULL was found by Kim Eckert on the 20th on the bay
side of Park Point near the rowing club. Karl Bardon also saw two
juveniles and an adult SABINE'S GULL on the same day on the Minnesota
side of the Superior Entry, as well as a SURF SCOTER. Two PARASITIC
JAEGERS, a RED-THROATED LOON, and three FRANKLIN'S GULLS were seen by
Sparky Stensaas and others on the 22nd at Wisconsin Point. Mike
Hendrickson and others saw an adult LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL on the 18th
at Gull Bluff on Wisconsin Point.
A LARK SPARROW was seen at the Hawk Ridge main overlook from the 19th
though the 21st. A ROSS'S GOOSE was seen at Hawk Ridge on the 22nd, as
well as a HARRIS’S SPARROW and a FOX SPARROW. A SWAINSON’S HAWK was seen
on the 19th near the mouth of the Lester River.
Butch Ukura saw a ROSS'S GOOSE at the Grand Marais campground on the
18th and 19th. A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was seen on the 21st at 3rd
Street and South Avenue in Two Harbors.
The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, September
The telephone number of the Duluth Rare Bird Alert is 218-834-2858.
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