*Duluth/North Shore
*April 9, 2015

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: April 9, 2015
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for April 9th, 2015 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

A third-cycle LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL and a first-cycle ICELAND GULL were found by Peder Svingen on the 3rd at Allouez Bay on Wisconsin Point. Jan and Larry Kraemer saw four GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULLS, 12 GLAUCOUS GULLS, and a THAYER'S GULL on the 5th at the first parking lot on Wisconsin Point.

Recent new arrivals in the area include RING-NECKED DUCK, LESSER SCAUP, PIED-BILLED GREBE, GREAT BLUE HERON, NORTHERN FLICKER and SONG SPARROW on the 4th, GREATER SCAUP on the 5th, RUSTY BLACKBIRD on the 6th, and COMMON LOON on the 7th.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on April 16th.

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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, write us c/o the Bell Museum, e-mail us at [log in to unmask], or visit the MOU web site at moumn.org.