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-RBA
*Minnesota
*Duluth/North Shore
*April 13, 2013
*MNDU1304.13

-Birds mentioned
Long-tailed Duck
Barrow's Goldeneye
Eared Grebe
Osprey
Osprey
Northern Harrier
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Killdeer
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
American Kestrel
Hermit Thrush
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Fox Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Meadowlark
Common Grackle
-Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: April 13, 2013
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, 2013 sponsored by the
Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

Two EARED GREBES were found by Shawn Conrad and Earl Orf on the 12th in
Itasca County at the Grand Rapids wastewater treatment plant. The
overwintering male BARROW'S GOLDENEYE was relocated on the 7th by Peder
Svingen at 19th Street on Park Point. LONG-TAILED DUCKS were seen on the
13th at Burlington Bay in Two Harbors.

An “AUDUBON'S” YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER was seen on the 13th in Two Harbors
at 4th Avenue and 2nd Street.

Other recent spring arrivals in the past week include NORTHERN HARRIER,
OSPREY, AMERICAN COOT, KILLDEER, SANDHILL CRANE, AMERICAN KESTREL,
YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER, HERMIT THRUSH, FOX SPARROW, EASTERN
MEADOWLARK, COMMON GRACKLE, and RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on Thursday, April
18th.

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.