*September 30, 2010
Greater White-fronted Goose
Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: September 30, 2010
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind (email@example.com)
This is the Duluth Birding Report for September 30th, 2010 sponsored by
the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.
A flock of ten SABINE'S GULLS was found on the 25th by Peder Svingen on
the Minnesota side of the Superior Entry. Mike Hendrickson and Erik
Bruhnke saw a PARASITIC JAEGER, a POMARINE JEAGER, a SABINE'S GULL, and
a FRANKLINíS GULL on the 28th at the first parking lot on Wisconsin
Point. A SMITHíS LONGSPUR was found by Mike Furtman on the 25th near the
27th Avenue West exit on the south side of I-35.
Dedrick Benz and others saw three GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GEESE on the
25th and 26th at the Beaver Bay sewage lagoons. Kim Eckert found a
RED-NECKED PHALAROPE on the 24th at the Castle Danger sewage lagoons.
Kim also saw early BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS in Beaver Bay on the 24th.
A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was relocated on the 28th in Two Harbors at 320
2nd Avenue. A BLACK-BACKED WOODPECKER was seen on the 30th at the Two
Harbors cemetery ponds. Small numbers of GRAY JAYS have been seen during
the past week migrating along the North Shore between Duluth and Grand
The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, October
The telephone number of the Duluth Rare Bird Alert is 218-834-2858.
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