*September 3, 2010
American White Pelican
Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: September 3, 2010
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind (email@example.com)
This is the Duluth Birding Report for September 3rd, 2010 sponsored by
the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.
A MISSISSIPPI KITE was seen by Cameron Rutt and others at the Hawk Ridge
main overlook on the 1st. A flock of 47 AMERICAN WHITE PELICANS also
flew by on the 1st and a flock of 25 was seen on the 2nd. The record
high count for CEDAR WAXWINGS was more than tripled on the 29th when
Cameron and others counted 11,661 during four hours on a rooftop near
Cameron found a BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER on the 28th on Park Point near
Lafayette Square. Shawn Zierman saw a flock of 50 STILT SANDPIPERS on
the 29th along the St. Louis River in Morgan Park.
Dave Grosshuesch saw a record early LAPLAND LONGSPUR on the 1st in
northern Cook County.
The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, September
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