We easily observed the dark immature gyrfalcon perched on the northwestern
tower balcony of the Peavey grain elevator by Connor's point in Superior,
WI at noon today.
Marilyn and Warren Regelmann
On Jan 15, 2016 6:38 PM, "Jim Lind" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> *Duluth/North Shore
> *January 15, 2016
> -Birds mentioned
> Greater Scaup
> Surf Scoter
> Long-tailed Duck
> Red-necked Grebe
> Ivory Gull
> Thayer's Gull
> Iceland Gull
> Glaucous Gull
> Great Black-backed Gull
> Northern Flicker
> Townsend's Solitaire
> Golden-crowned Sparrow
> Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
> Date: January 15, 2016
> Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
> Reports: (218) 834-2858
> Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])
> This is the Duluth Birding Report for January 15th, 2016 sponsored by
> the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.
> The immature IVORY GULL that had not been since the 9th at Canal Park in
> Duluth was relocated by Larry and Jan Kraemer on the 15th at Canal Park.
> Few gulls of any kind had been seen here in recent days; although,
> ICELAND GULLS, THAYER'S GULLS, GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL, and GLAUCOUS
> GULLS are all assumed to still be in the Duluth/ Superior area. A
> GREATER SCAUP was still present at Canal Park on the 10th.
> The GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROW at 44th Avenue East and Regent Street in the
> Lakeside neighborhood of Duluth was last reported on the 9th, but it is
> likely still present. Birders are welcome to look for the bird but the
> homeowner asks observers to stay on the sidewalk and not venture into
> his yard. Terry Wiens saw a NORTHERN FLICKER on the 8th near Enger Tower
> in Duluth.
> Dave and Lars Benson saw a SURF SCOTER on the 8th at Paradise Beach east
> of Grand Marais, and many LONG-TAILED DUCKS in and around Grand Marais.
> They also saw a TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE on the 8th at Good Harbor Bay west
> of Grand Marais. Joe Jungers saw four RED-NECKED GREBES and seven
> LONG-TAILED DUCKS on the 8th at Stoney Point.
> The dark gray/intermediate morph juvenile GYRFALCON near the Peavey
> elevator and Connor's Point off US Highway 53 in Superior was reported
> as recently as the 13th.
> The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, January
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