*October 5, 2013
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: October 5, 2013
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])
This is the Duluth Birding Report for October 4th, 2013 sponsored by the
Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.
An ARCTIC TERN was found by Mike Hendrickson and Andy Nyhus on the 28th
on the Minnesota side of the Superior Entry. A PARASITIC JAEGER was
reported from here as recently as the 3rd, and a GREAT BLACK-BACKED
GULL, LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, and THAYER'S GULLS were seen on the
weekend of the 28th and 29th.
A EURASIAN COLLARED-DOVE was seen briefly by Karl Bardon on the 2nd near
the Lester River at Superior Street in east Duluth. Karl and others had
a record breaking count of 3,585 AMERICAN GOLDFINCHES at the same
location on the 2nd.
The next scheduled update of this report will be on October 10th.
The telephone number of the Duluth Rare Bird Alert is 218-834-2858.
Information about bird sightings may be left following the recorded
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Ornithologists' Union (MOU) as a service to its members. For more
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