*August 19, 2010
Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: August 19, 2010
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])
This is the Duluth Birding Report for August 19th, 2010 sponsored by the
Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.
Official counts at Hawk Ridge began this week with strong numbers of
non-raptors, including more than 1,500 CLIFF SWALLOWS on the 16th, a
WESTERN KINGBIRD on the 15th, and small numbers of COMMON NIGHTHAWKS
Bill Tefft and Richard Gibson found eight shorebird species at the
Beaver Bay sewage ponds on the 16th, including a RED-NECKED PHALAROPE.
On the 19th they found six shorebird species at the Winton sewage ponds,
including a STILT SANDPIPER.
The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, August
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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