*Duluth/North Shore
*December 3, 2009

-Birds mentioned
Iceland Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Slaty-backed Gull
Great Gray Owl
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Bohemian Waxwing

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: December 3, 2009
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for Thursday, December 3rd, 2009
sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

A third-cycle SLATY-BACKED GULL was relocated on the 30th by Karl Bardon
at Canal Park in Duluth. Jan Green saw an adult LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL
and a first-cycle ICELAND GULL at Canal Park on the 2nd.

A GREAT GRAY OWL was seen on the 2nd along the Stony River Forest Road,
about 3 miles north of Forest Highway 11 (CR 15). A RED-BELLIED
WOODPECKER has been seen frequently on the 300 block of 2nd Avenue in
downtown Two Harbors. Flocks of BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS have been reported in
downtown Two Harbors, Bovey, Coleraine, and in Ely.

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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