*Duluth/North Shore
*October 26, 2012

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: October 26, 2012
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for October 26th, 2012 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

Two GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GEESE were found by Don Kienholz on the 22nd at Bayfront Park in the Duluth harbor and they were still present on the 26th. Peder Svingen saw a first-cycle LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL on the 20th on the Minnesota side of the Superior Entry. Jan and Larry Kraemer saw a BLACK SCOTER on the 19th at the Indian Point campground in west Duluth.

Dave Bartkey and others saw two SURF SCOTERS on the 26th at Paradise Beach east of Grand Marais and a flock of 14 BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS at the Grand Marais municipal campground. Kurt Schulzetenberg saw four WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS on the 20th in the Grand Marais harbor.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, November 1st.

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.