-RBA
*Minnesota
*Duluth/North Shore
*April 16, 2014
*MNDU1404.16

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: April 16, 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 16th, 2014 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

A flock of 25 LONG-TAILED DUCKS was seen on the 13th at Burlington Bay in Two Harbors. Kim Eckert saw an early GREATER YELLOWLEGS on the 9th at 27th Ave West in Duluth.

Other recent spring arrivals in the past week include WOOD DUCK, BLUE-WINGED TEAL, NORTHERN SHOVELER, REDHEAD, RING-NECKED DUCK, GREATER SCAUP, PIED-BILLED GREBE, DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT, TURKEY VULTURE, KILLDEER, AMERICAN WOODCOCK, AMERICAN COOT, BELTED KINGFISHER, YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER, NORTHERN FLICKER, EASTERN PHOEBE, YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER, AMERICAN TREE SPARROW, SONG SPARROW, FOX SPARROW, EASTERN MEADOWLARK, RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD, BROWN-HEADED COWBIRD, and COMMON GRACKLE.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on April 24th.

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.