*November 23, 2013
Great Black-backed Gull
Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: November 23, 2013
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])
This is the Duluth Birding Report for November 23rd, 2013 sponsored by
the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.
A HARLEQUIN DUCK was found by Dudley Edmondson on the 12th at Canal Park
in Duluth, and it was still present on the 18th. Jan and Larry Kraemer
found an adult ICELAND GULL on the 15th at Canal Park and a RED-THROATED
LOON on the 14th through the 16th. GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULLS, THAYER'S
GULLS, and GLAUCOUS GULLS continue to be seen at Canal Park.
The female LONG-TAILED DUCK at the McQuade Road boat launch was still
present as of the 17th. Erik Brunke and others found a LONG-TAILED DUCK
on the 14th at Burlington Bay in Two Harbors.
Anthony Mitchell photographed an extremely late GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER on
the 12th in the Lakeside neighborhood of Duluth. Jan and John Green saw
two late TURKEY VULTURES on the 11th along MN Highway 61 at Larsmont.
The next scheduled update of this report will be on November 29th.
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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