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Jim Lind <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 3 Jun 2010 20:58:11 -0600
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*Duluth/North Shore
*June 3, 2010

-Birds mentioned
Pacific Loon
Yellow Rail
Great Gray Owl
Short-eared Owl
Red-headed Woodpecker

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: June 3, 2010
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for June 3rd, 2010 sponsored by the
Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

With the breeding season underway, there were very few reports from the
area during past week. Karl Bardon saw a PACIFIC LOON on the 28th flying
northeast at Stoney Point.

Over the past weekend in Aitkin County, Kim Risen reported two GREAT
GRAY OWLS on CR 18 and the Pietz's Road, two SHORT-EARED OWLS at CR 18
and CR 5 and at the Pietzís Road, and 22 YELLOW RAILS at the McGregor
Marsh. Jason Caddy found a RED-HEADED WOODPECKER on the 30th just north
of Aitkin at the VFW wayside rest.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, June 10th.

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
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