*Duluth/North Shore
*September 17, 2015

-Birds mentioned
Snow Goose
Swainson's Hawk
Parasitic Jaeger
California Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Red-headed Woodpecker
American Pipit
Lapland Longspur
Harris's Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow

Hotline: Minnesota, Duluth/North Shore
Date: September 17, 2015
Sponsor: Minnesota Ornithologists' Union (MOU)
Reports: (218) 834-2858
Compiler: Jim Lind ([log in to unmask])

This is the Duluth Birding Report for September 17th, 2015 sponsored by
the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.

Single RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS were seen at the Hawk Ridge/Lester River
count on the 14th, 15th and 16th. SWAINSON'S HAWKS were seen at Hawk
Ridge over five consecutive days between the 8th and the 12th.

A CALIFORNIA GULL and three PARASITIC JAEGERS were seen by Robbye
Johnson and others on the 16th at the first parking lot on Wisconsin
Point. Two LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS were reported there on the 17th.

New arrivals for the fall season during the past week include SNOW

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

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

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eBird: http://ebird.org/ebird/places
Facebook group pages:
Minnesota Ornithologists Union:
Minnesota Birding: https://www.facebook.com/groups/mnbirding/
Minnesota Rare Bird Alert:
Northeast Minnesota Birding:
Sax-Zim Bog: https://www.facebook.com/groups/saxzimbog/
Duluth Phenology: https://www.facebook.com/groups/duluthphenology/

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