*December 1, 2012
Great Black-backed Gull
Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: December 1, 2012
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])
This is the Duluth Birding Report for December 1st, 2012 sponsored by
the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.
A BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKE was seen on the 28th by Larry and Jan Kraemer
at Canal Park in Duluth. Two GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULLS, THAYER'S GULLS,
and GLAUCOUS GULLS are also being seen at Canal Park. Alex Cruz saw a
BLACK SCOTER and three WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS on the 25th in the harbor at
Park Point near the Sky Harbor Airport.
Shawn Conrad saw a VARIED THRUSH on the 29th in LaPrairie near Grand
Rapids. Ben Harste saw a late HERMIT THRUSH on the 27th at Gooseberry
State Park. Don Kienholz saw a possible Hermit Thrush on the 26th at
Bayfront Park in the Duluth Harbor.
The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, December
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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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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