*August 7, 2015
Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: August 7, 2015
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])
This is the Duluth Birding Report for August 7th, 2015 sponsored by the
Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.
At least eight WILLETS were seen by Brian Smith and others on the 7th at
the Park Point Recreation Area ball fields in Duluth. Also seen were
AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER, BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER, LESSER YELLOWLEGS, and
Aaron Stutz saw two early HORNED GREBES on the 7th on Lake Superior at
the Larsmont Cottages in Lake County. A BLACK-BACKED WOODPECKER was seen
on the 5th in Isabella, at the old environmental learning site just
south of Flathorn Lake.
The next scheduled update of this report will be on August 13th.
This report is compiled from MOU-net postings, local eBird checklists,
various Facebook group pages (some of which may require joining), and
personal contacts. Please follow the links below for the most up-to-date
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Facebook group pages:
Minnesota Ornithologists Union:
Minnesota Birding: https://www.facebook.com/groups/mnbirding/
Minnesota Rare Bird Alert:
Northeast Minnesota Birding:
Sax-Zim Bog: https://www.facebook.com/groups/saxzimbog/
Duluth Phenology: https://www.facebook.com/groups/duluthphenology/
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Ornithologists' Union (MOU) as a service to its members. For more
information on the MOU, write us c/o the Bell Museum, e-mail us at
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