*Duluth/North Shore
*June 22, 2012

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: June 22, 2012
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for June 22nd, 2012 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

A WHITE-WINGED DOVE was found by Shawn Conrad on the 17th at his feeders near Grand Rapids, and the bird was still present on the 21st.

Hans de Grys reported five DICKCISSELS at the Sax-Zim Bog on the 16th on the west side of CR 29, just south of the Watsula Road (CR 747). Shawn Conrad reported a singing DICKCISSEL in Bovey, Itasca County, on the 15th near the ball fields and tennis courts. Bob Williams found another DICKCISSEL in Itasca County on the 21st along MN 6, 2.3 miles north of US Highway 2 north of Deer River

Eric Collins saw three RED-THROATED LOONS on the 18th from the 12th Street access on Park Point in Duluth. Peggy Aldrich has had a RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER for the past week in her Lakeside neighborhood along West Oxford Street.

The next scheduled update of this report will be in two weeks on Thursday, July 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.