*Duluth/North Shore
*August 7, 2015

-Birds mentioned -Transcript

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: August 7, 2015
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for August 7th, 2015 sponsored by the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

At least eight WILLETS were seen by Brian Smith and others on the 7th at the Park Point Recreation Area ball fields in Duluth. Also seen were AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER, BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER, LESSER YELLOWLEGS, and PECTORAL SANDPIPER.

Aaron Stutz saw two early HORNED GREBES on the 7th on Lake Superior at the Larsmont Cottages in Lake County. A BLACK-BACKED WOODPECKER was seen on the 5th in Isabella, at the old environmental learning site just south of Flathorn Lake.

The next scheduled update of this report will be on August 13th.

This report is compiled from MOU-net postings, local eBird checklists, various Facebook group pages (some of which may require joining), and personal contacts. Please follow the links below for the most up-to-date information:

MOU-net: http:[log in to unmask] eBird: http://ebird.org/ebird/places Facebook group pages: Minnesota Ornithologists Union: https://www.facebook.com/groups/moumn.group/ Minnesota Birding: https://www.facebook.com/groups/mnbirding/ Minnesota Rare Bird Alert: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1570731239835376/ Northeast Minnesota Birding: https://www.facebook.com/groups/177159692431348/ Sax-Zim Bog: https://www.facebook.com/groups/saxzimbog/ Duluth Phenology: https://www.facebook.com/groups/duluthphenology/

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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.