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Jim Lind <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 6 Jul 2012 20:03:44 -0600
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*Duluth/North Shore
*July 6, 2012

-Birds mentioned
Horned Grebe
Western Kingbird

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: July 6, 2012
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for July 6th, 2012 sponsored by the
Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

DICKCISSELS are widespread in Minnesota this summer, including many
locations in the more forested northeastern counties. In the past two
weeks they have been found in fields near Deer River and Grand Rapids in
Itasca County, in the Sax-Zim Bog, near Grassy Point in west Duluth,
near Wrenshall and Carlton in Carlton County, in Duluth Township, and in
Lake County west of Two Harbors.

Jan and Larry Kraemer saw two late HORNED GREBES on June 22nd on Lake
Superior near the McQuade Road safe harbor, and Jan Green saw one on the
5th southwest of here out from the Spruce Court Road. A WESTERN KINGBIRD
was seen at the Two Harbors cemetery on the 3rd, but it has not been
seen since.

The next scheduled update of this report will be in two weeks on
Thursday, July 19th.

The telephone number of the Duluth Rare Bird Alert is 218-834-2858.
Information about bird sightings may be left following the recorded

The Duluth Birding Report is sponsored and funded by the Minnesota
Ornithologists' Union (MOU) as a service to its members. For more
information on the MOU, either write us c/o the Bell Museum, e-mail us
at [log in to unmask], or visit the MOU web site at