*Duluth/North Shore
*March 14, 2013

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: March 14, 2013
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for March 14th, 2013 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

Good numbers of GREAT GRAY OWLS have been seen in the past week in and around Tower in northern St. Louis County, and along the North Shore in Cook County. A SNOWY OWL was seen on the 10th near the Culver's restaurant in Two Harbors. It has also been seen in recent weeks near the railroad yards in town.

Flocks of BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS are being seen in Duluth around the UMD campus, along West Skyline Drive, and near Hawk Ridge. Spring migrants have begun to arrive in the area during the past couple of weeks, including ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS, MERLIN, and RING-BILLED GULLS.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, March 21st.

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.