*Duluth/North Shore
*April 13, 2012

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: April 13, 2012
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for April 13th, 2012 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

Five AMERICAN WHITE PELICANS were found by Jan and Larry Kraemer on the 5th at Perch Lake in the Fond du Lac neighborhood of west Duluth. Peder Svingen saw a first-cycle GLAUCOUS GULL on the 7th and 8th at Interstate Island in the Duluth harbor.

Larry Ronning saw a male AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the 9th about 3 miles north of Two Harbors off CR 2.

New arrivals in the area during the past week include AMERICAN BITTERN, OSPREY, GREATER YELLOWLEGS, RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET, and RUSTY BLACKBIRD.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, April 19th.

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.