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-RBA
*Minnesota
*Duluth/North Shore
*April 4, 2014
*MNDU1404.04

-Birds mentioned
Canvasback
Long-tailed Duck
Hooded Merganser
Spruce Grouse
Great Blue Heron
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Golden Eagle
American Kestrel
Merlin
American Robin
Dark-eyed Junco
-Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: April 4, 2014
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for April 4th, 2014 sponsored by the
Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

Karl Bardon saw 96 LONG-TAILED DUCKS on the 2nd at Brighton Beach in
east Duluth. Bryan French saw a CANVASBACK on March 29th in the Duluth
Harbor.

Dee Kuder saw two female SPRUCE GROUSE on the 2nd north of the town of
Cook along Beatty Road and St. Louis County Road 24.

Spring raptor migration is underway, with 742 BALD EAGLES and ten GOLDEN
EAGLES counted on March 29th and 30th at the West Skyline Hawk Count in
Duluth. Small numbers of SHARP-SHINNED HAWKS, RED-TAILED HAWKS,
ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS, NORTHERN HARRIER, MERLIN and AMERICAN KESTREL were
also seen.

Other recent spring arrivals in the past week include HOODED MERGANSER,
GREAT BLUE HERON, AMERICAN ROBIN, and DARK-EYED JUNCO.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on April 10th.

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.