-RBA
*Minnesota
*Duluth/North Shore
*July 29, 2010
*MNDU1007.29

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: July 29, 2010
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for July 29th, 2010 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

With the breeding season winding down, songbird migration appears to be well underway in the region. Karl Bardon found 15 warbler species at Minnesota Point and Wisconsin Point, including GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLERS, TENNESSEE WARBLERS and CAPE MAY WARBLERS, as well as a YELLOW-THROATED VIREO.

Dave Benson saw two BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPERS and a VESPER SPARROW on the 28th at the McQuade Road Safe Harbor boat access along Scenic Highway 61.

Norma Malinowski saw a GREAT GRAY OWL on the 22nd along a trail just east of the Spruce Road and north of MN Highway 1. The NORTHERN HAWK OWL along Lake County Road 2, 0.2 mile north of the Kane Lake Road (CR 203) was still present on the 17th.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, August 5th.

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.