*Duluth/North Shore
*June 3, 2010

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: June 3, 2010
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for June 3rd, 2010 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

With the breeding season underway, there were very few reports from the area during past week. Karl Bardon saw a PACIFIC LOON on the 28th flying northeast at Stoney Point.

Over the past weekend in Aitkin County, Kim Risen reported two GREAT GRAY OWLS on CR 18 and the Pietz's Road, two SHORT-EARED OWLS at CR 18 and CR 5 and at the Pietzís Road, and 22 YELLOW RAILS at the McGregor Marsh. Jason Caddy found a RED-HEADED WOODPECKER on the 30th just north of Aitkin at the VFW wayside rest.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, June 10th.

The telephone number of the Duluth Rare Bird Alert is 218-834-2858. Information about bird sightings may be left following the recorded message.

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 at [log in to unmask], or visit the MOU web site at moumn.org.