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-RBA
*Minnesota
*Duluth/North Shore
*November 18, 2011
*MNDU1111.18

-Birds mentioned
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Thayer's Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Glaucous Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Black-backed Woodpecker
Townsend's Solitaire
Red Crossbill
White-winged Crossbill
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Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: November 18, 2011
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for November 18th, 2011 sponsored by
the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

A TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE was found by Mike Hendrickson and others on the
13th along the Croftville Road east of Grand Marais. They also saw a
first-cycle GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL and a first-cycle THAYER’S GULL in
the Grand Marais harbor, a BLACK SCOTER at Paradise Beach, and three
WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS near Five Mile Rock.

THAYER'S GULLS, GLAUCOUS GULL, and GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL continue to
be seen at the Superior Entry and along Wisconsin Point. Peder Svingen
saw an adult LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL on the 14th on the Minnesota side
of the Superior Entry, and a juvenile GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL at Canal
Park on the 15th. WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS and RED CROSSBILLS are being
seen migrating past Hawk Ridge on a regular basis and a BLACK-BACKED
WOODPECKER was seen on the 12th.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, November
24th.

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

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 moumn.org.


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