*June 22, 2012
Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: June 22, 2012
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])
This is the Duluth Birding Report for June 22nd, 2012 sponsored by the
Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.
A WHITE-WINGED DOVE was found by Shawn Conrad on the 17th at his feeders
near Grand Rapids, and the bird was still present on the 21st.
Hans de Grys reported five DICKCISSELS at the Sax-Zim Bog on the 16th on
the west side of CR 29, just south of the Watsula Road (CR 747). Shawn
Conrad reported a singing DICKCISSEL in Bovey, Itasca County,
on the 15th near the ball fields and tennis courts. Bob Williams found
another DICKCISSEL in Itasca County on the 21st along MN 6, 2.3 miles
north of US Highway 2 north of Deer River
Eric Collins saw three RED-THROATED LOONS on the 18th from the 12th
Street access on Park Point in Duluth. Peggy Aldrich has had a
RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER for the past week in her Lakeside neighborhood
along West Oxford Street.
The next scheduled update of this report will be in two weeks on
Thursday, July 5th.
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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